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United States
August 8, 2009 12:28am CST
The wallabies are getting whacky. Authorities in the Australian state of Tasmania report wallabies are getting "high as a kite" by snacking on legally grown opium. Tasmania Attorney-General Lara Giddings says the whacked-out wallabies are hopping around in circles, making a mess of the crops. The Mercury newspaper quotes Giddings telling a hearing that the kangaroo-like creatures are a problem for the opium industry. Tasmania supplies about 50 percent of the world's raw material for morphine and related painkillers
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@Eisenherz (2911)
• Portugal
5 Sep 09
Well, this sounds quite concerning indeed. What measures are being taken to reverse this situation by the authorities? Any so far? Thanks for the interesting detail at the end of your thread, had no idea...
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