Dolphins have been filmed chewing on toxic puffer fish, apparently to enjoy their 'narcotic-like effect'.Read more at Practical Fishkeeping.
The footage was shot using cameras disguised as other sea creatures for the BBC series Dolphins: Spy in the Pod, from by the award-winning wildlife documentary producer John Downer. It shows dolphins gently chewing on the fish, and passing it between them. before lapsing into a sort of trance, floating just beneath the surface and apparently fascinated by their own reflections.
Tuesday, 31 December 2013
Gettin' high dolphin style
A new item on Practical Fishkeeping's website caught my eye: