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Are humans the only creatures that commit suicide?

Asked by gooch (5744points) March 4th, 2008
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squirbel's avatar

lemmings!

omfgTALIjustIMDu's avatar

@squirbel: WOW, that brings back memories. Thank you.

ishotthesheriff's avatar

hahahha squirbel!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xMZlr5Gf9yY

”. . . The suicide myth was further propagated by Walt Disney documentary White Wilderness in 1958 which includes footage of lemmings migrating and running head-long over a ledge. An investigation in 1983 by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation’s Brian Vallee, showed that the Disney film makers faked the entire sequence using imported lemmings (bought from Inuit children), a snow covered turntable on which a few dozen lemmings were forced to run, and literally throwing lemmings into the sea to show the alleged suicides.”

wow hah

squirbel's avatar

LOL, one of those looked thrown!

Squirbels are descended from hydrophobic lemmings… ;)

delirium's avatar

That lemming video fact made me cry! :(

This one helped me feel better:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=778YMtLeHvg&feature=related

ishotthesheriff's avatar

i know! i almost did haha. i’ll watch that

edit: hahaha that little guy is vicious. it’s the funniest and most random (to me) at the end when you just see him scurrying around in the middle of nowhere still squekin’

Dine's avatar

Scorpions – if they are caught in fire.

fonziguy's avatar

Do honey bees count? (when they sting they die)

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