In the US, resident of the city of Kansas City (Missouri) was charged with possession of hallucinogenic poisonous toad, which he licked, to achieve the effect of drugs, according to Local6.
21-year-old David Tess kept house Colorado river toad whose cancer on the back secrete a toxic substance that can cause hallucinations. This substance can also be deadly for pets.
Local police say the first time they arrested a man and charged him licking toads. "People used to doing it, but then it disappeared. And now people are again beginning to lick toads "- says zoologist Danny Snyder. Meanwhile, allocated for self-defense toad toxins are deadly, he adds.
David Tessa released on bail, and the toad was brought to the crime lab.