Can Toads Predict Earthquakes?

Last spring, a group of biologists were studying the mating habits of the common toad (Bufo bufo) in the L'Aquila province of Italy. As temperatures warm each year, male toads gather en masse at small ponds to compete for the affections of females. As part of their study, the scientists ventured out to one particular [...]

Published On 03/30/2010
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