WTF? Parrots Become Addicted to Opium Attacking Farmers in Poppy Fields to Get a Fix!

posted by Big Al Sams - 

Polly wants something, but a cracker isn't going to do cut it with these parrots in India. They'd rather have drugs.

Hundreds of colorful birds are really flying high after invading poppy fields and becoming addicted to the flowers' opium. The doped-up parrots wait for farmers to cut open the poppies and then swoop down to get their quick fix. The poppy industry says the parrots have been eating about 10 percent of their product, and the government has been coming down hard on farmers for not doing enough to keep the birds away.

But there's also concern for the birds. Often they get so high that they fall asleep in trees and then fall to their deaths.

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