Marathon Rotary Club

Wednesday, 12:15pm Meeting at the Marathon Yacht Club


But in recent years.

Animal medication studies might lead way in discovering fresh drugs to relieve human suffering It's been known for decades that pets such as chimpanzees look for medicinal herbs to treat their diseases. But in recent years, the list of animal pharmacists is continuing to grow much longer, and it now appears that the practice of animal self-medicine is a complete many more widespread than previously thought, relating to a University of Michigan ecologist and his co-workers. Animals use medications to take care of various ailments through both learned and innate behaviors ?men over 40 . The known fact that moths, ants and fruit flies are actually known to self-medicate offers profound implications for the ecology and evolution of animal hosts and their parasites, according to Tag Hunter, a professor in the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and at the institution of Natural Resources and Environment.