Stoned wallabies make crop circles
"We have a problem with wallabies entering poppy fields, getting as high as a kite and going around in circles," the state's top lawmaker Lara Giddings told local media on Thursday.
Poppy producer Tasmanian Alkaloids said livestock which ate the poppies were known to "act weird" -- including deer and sheep in the state's highlands.
Australia produces about 50 percent of the world's raw material for morphine and related opiates.
(Reporting by Michael Perry; Editing by Sanjeev Miglani)