Zoopharmacognosy is Animal-medicine-knowing

Zoopharmacognosy is a behaviour in which non-human animals apparently self-medicate by selecting and ingesting or topically applying plantssoilsinsects, and psychoactive drugs to prevent or reduce the harmful effects of pathogens and toxins. The term derives from Greek roots zoo ("animal"), pharmacon ("drug, medicine"), and gnosy ("knowing"). Source: Wikipedia.

Quaint when modern man makes up a word during the 1990's, in ancient Greek, to explain the inexplicable. And yet still tries to take credit for the APPARENT ancient evolutionary behavior. Such as the above homocentric attitude negating 500,000,000+ years of Evolution where animals APPARENTLY self-medicated by selecting... plants...to prevent or reduce... ibid

How arrogant. How disrespectful. How scary is man's ego? Pretty darn... I'll leave you to ponder. For once, I am speechless. Think I will go chew on some Dandelion to cheer myself up!  Wonder if my ancestors knew this trick. Where else could I have learned it? Ohhhh - that's right - on the internet.