Toads may be able to predict earthquakes!

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A recent study showed that 96 per cent of male toads abandonded their breeding site 5 days before the earthquake that hit L’Aquila in Italy in 2009.  The theory is that the toads are reacting to changes in the ionosphere that happen prior to an earthquake.

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