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Booze Shrews Drink Lots of Beer

The pentailed treeshrew has recently been identified by scientists as the “biggest drunk” in the animal kingdom. Frank Wiens of the Department of Animal Physiology at the University of Bayreuth in Germany smelled the distinct odor of booze in the Segari Melintang Forest Reserve in Western Malaysia. He and his team identified the bertam palm’s…