Warblers Hear Tornadoes Coming from a Mile, No, 250 Miles Away

December 19, 2014 11:27 PM

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A recent study out of UC Berkeley says that golden-winged warblers can predict the coming of storms and tornadoes.

In April, a massive thunderstorm ravaged central and southern United States, causing more than $1 billion in damage across 17 states. Two days before the event, flocks of songbirds and golden-winged warblers departed the areas. Scientists believe that the birds can hear the incoming storms.

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