Just like humans, animals are exposed to parasites, bacteria and viruses, in short to germs. How they survive these attacks? Recent research and observation show that certain animals remedies made from plants and insects, use to treat themselves. They not only bring
certain products on their skin, they also treat themselves by eating food that normally is not part of their diet. Capuchin citrus rub on their fur, caterpillars eat poisonous hemlock and red deer herbivorous became caught chewing on the legs of a living seabird.
This film travels around the world to discover how animals use drugs, which they realize their health and how medical knowledge from one generation to another is passed. While enabling this documentary the question of what we each can learn about medicine.
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