Experimental trivia: Elephant on Acid, the most incredible trivia

A study on elephant’s behavior resulted in the most outrageous experiments made in the name of science when…

A study on elephant’s behavior resulted in the most outrageous experiments made in the name of science when Warren Thomas injected an elephant named Truko, with 297 milligrams of LSD. This is 3,000 times more than what a regular human user would take.


Experimental trivia: Elephant on Acid, the most incredible trivia
Experimental trivia: Elephant on Acid, the most incredible trivia

The experiment, done at the Lincoln Park Zoo in Oklahoma City in 1962, was made to determine whether it would trigger temporary madness in elephants called ‘musth,’ where male elephants become overly aggressive. An hour later, however, Truko was dead.

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