0 Replies Latest reply: Aug 25, 2011 2:41 PM by SThurston RSS

Did your pets react to the earthquake?

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It's been two days since the earthquake that rumbled much of the eastern region of the U.S. and one of my cats is still in hiding.  While I wasn't home to witness how my cats reacted prior the earthquake, it's clear that one of them is still freaked out. Even though we are not feeling any of the aftershocks, I wonder if my cat is feeling them which might explain why he's still hiding.


The National Zoo witnessed some pretty incredible animal behaviors prior to and during the earthquake as described in their press release.


In the AAAS Science Update podcast, Animal Storm Detection we learn why elephants may sense an earthquake coming.


Did you or your students witness any out of the ordinary animal behaviors prior to or during the earthquake?






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