toads predict earthquakes

I got very excited when I heard this on Radio 4 this morning  mainly because I thought it said Toes predict earthquakes - alas art doesn't quite imitate life in my case but according to scientists "vibrations in rocks beneath the Earth's crust before an earthquake release particles that react with groundwater once they reach the air. The toads are so highly attuned to their habitat that changes in the chemistry of the environment cause them to leave days before the earthquake occurs. Positive airborne ions are known in the medical community to cause headaches and nausea in humans."  So its not a huge step to imagine Joey Pachuca's ability to predict earthquakes to be a possibility....

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