Coyotes on psychedelic mushrooms stare down and attack cars on Hwy 1 |

Coyotes on psychedelic mushrooms stare down and attack cars on Hwy 1

Reports of coyotes hopped up on hallucinogenic mushrooms are causing quite a stir, as the animals have been seen staring down cars and drivers on Highway 1 in the Bolinas area, then running back into the brush.

The Pacific Sun reports the incidents have been happening for at least the past three weeks, with another potential reason for the bizarre behavior being rabies-infested coyotes.

The report also says that a third plausible scenario is that the coyotes were fed by human passersby and are simply attempting to get food from the cars they are attacking.

According to the Pacific Sun, Lisa Bloch, director of marketing and communications for the Marin Humane Society, said they have fielded at least one inquiry from a coyote-concerned citizen and are looking into the case of the aggressive coyotes, adding that “We are trying to figure this out.”

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