ELEPHANTS ON ACID (Harvest Original)

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Paperback. Pub Date: 2007 Pages: 304 Publisher: Mariner Books When Tusko the Elephant woke in his PEN at the Lincoln Park Zoo on the morning of August 3. 1962 little did he know that he was about to become the test subject in an experiment to determine what happens to an elephant given a massive dose of LSD. In Elephants on Acid. Alex Boese reveals to readers the results of not only this scientific trial but of scores of other outrageous. amusing. and provocative experiments found in the files of modern science. Why can't people tickle themselves Would the average dog summon help in an emergency Will babies instinctually pick a well-balanced diet Is it possible to restore life to the dead Read Elephants on Acid and find out!

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'A gripping compendium of the strangest experiments ever conducted in the name of science, from the horrifying to the hilarious' -- The London Paper

'Alex Boese puts the world's most weird and wonderful experiments under the microscope...' -- Independent Extra

'This is an entertaining look at (mostly Victorian) science's forays in to the unknown' -- Maxim

'packed with interesting, amusing and troubling stories' -- London Lite

'this highly entertaining collection of the wackiest experiments ever undertaken is a brilliant read' -- Star magazine

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`Boese's kooky look at history's most outlandish, provocative and downright ridiculous scientific endeavours (zombie kittens anyone?) will keep you smiling.'

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