HISTORY OF ANIMALS. Everybody, a minimum of in Pennsylvania, has heard a minimum of one custom or legend about animals predicting the time – cough – Punxsutawney Phil. Whereas these legends could appear foolish or impractical at occasions, they’re primarily based on the precise statement that animals appear to have the ability to understand the atmosphere greater than we are able to. As an example:
Earlier than a hurricane, attributable to modifications in barometric strain, sharks (which not often go away their house waters) will flee the trail of the storm. The low barometric strain will even make gulls and different birds fly inland, instinctively.