No, Coyotes Don’t Get High—But These Animals Do

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No, Coyotes Don’t Get High—But These Animals Do Hallucinogenic mushrooms and catnip, a type of mint, may have mind-altering effects on wild animals, too. In February, people started calling Lisa Bloch, communications director for the Marin County Humane Society, with some weird observations: Coyotes were attacking cars in the suburb north of San Francisco. At first, Bloch thought the animals might be suffering from rabies, but as the calls continued to trickle in, she knew it couldn’t be the feared neurological disease. If it were, the coyotes would have long since died. (Related: “Do Animals Get Drunk?”)…

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Six Nations: England equal the All Blacks – but are they on their level?

Six Nations: England equal the All Blacks - but are they on their level?

Six Nations: England equal the All Blacks – but are they on their level? Nations : “We’re one year into a four-year project. We’ve done reasonably well in the first year.” It sounds like something a college lecturer might say to a room of young undergraduates, or the owner of a small tech start-up to his three staff after filing the company’s first year-end accounts. It is not the sort of thing you expect to greet a world record-equalling victory, one that puts your team alongside arguably the greatest outfit…

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