On excursions, nature lovers test their survival skills, sometimes in extreme conditions and in nature, with all the animals that can be seen in the dark. Such experiences usually do not lead to deep exchanges with organisms, especially if it can endanger life of visitors, as in many national parks in the United States. The authorities in these places launched an alert and were forced to ask some hopeless: “Please don’t lick Toad.”,
This is how the US National Park Service encouraged them Looking for a hallucinogenic response to avoid psychedelic toadsBecause those who do not follow this guideline can put their lives at risk.
Through his social network, he issued a warning to pedestrians to avoid the practice: “Sonoran Toad, too Known as the Colorado River ToadIt is one of the largest in North America and can reach 18 meters,” he wrote in a publication.
“It is an animal with prominent paratoid glands that secrete a powerful venom Which can make you sick if you take a toad or if the venom gets into your mouth. So, as we say with most things that you find in our parks, whether it’s slugs or mushrooms you don’t know or a bright-eyed frog, Please, don’t lick them thank you”Warning expired.
Despite the serious tone, many people laughed at the post and reacted contradictory and sarcastic, claiming that Licking one of these toads had become a priority. Keepers did not share any reports about how many people tried to lick the creatures, which are common in the southwestern United States and northwestern Mexico.
although in the call American Parks May Look Unusualthe reality is that The practice of tasting toads has existed throughout history, because some cultures looked for its effects, including hallucinations. Scenes from shows like the Simpson Showing contact with Todd.
The animal kingdom is amazing and different species have adaptations that allow them to occupy a niche in each ecosystem. Defense is one of them and these toads usually secrete a milky substance with various toxins. It is the psychoactive compound 5-MeO-DMT that causes the hallucinogenic effect.
Some people smoke the substance to get a psychedelic experience., which has also been a part of secret ceremonies in the American country. However, it is only one compound within all venoms and there are others that can be fatal to a person who swallows them.
According to icers, a non-profit organization, when exposed to the substance the body begins to feel the effects within seconds, but in some cases it is an hour after smoking. People who have tried it describe the feeling “a cosmic unit of access to a non-dual consciousness””, while others compared it to dying.