Do sheep trip on the mushrooms this time of year?
Just out of interest, I Googled this and got a report of stoned sheep. My only comment is that if this is what they do to sheep, I think I’ll steer clear of ‘shrooms for my own consumption. The Weekly World News. October 3, 1989. Page 43. SHEEP EAT LSD AND GO BONKERS! Sheep are tripping like Woodstock hippies thanks to a crop of hallucinogenic mushrooms that sprouted on islands off the coast of Scotland. Authorities say the animals can’t resist the mushrooms, which contain a natural type of LSD and cause them to hallucinate for hours. According to reports, the sheep: *Stumble and fall like drunks. *Run in terror from imaginary predators. *Wander into roads and refuse to move, even for speeding traffic. *Have lost all interest in sex. Walk sideways and backwards, bleating crazily. *Won’t eat anything but mushrooms even though they have no nutritional value and taste like old leather. The sheep even let other barnyard animals like chickens, roost on their backs without flinching. “They’r