Thursday, December 30, 2004

Animals' Sixth Sense Shields them from Tsunamis .... AMAZING

Venkat's Blog - started late though ;)

Sri Lankan wildlife officials are stunned -- the worst tsunami in memory has killed around 22,000 people along the Indian Ocean island’s coast, but they can’t find any dead animals.

Giant waves washed floodwaters up to 3 km (2 miles) inland at Yala National Park in the ravaged southeast, Sri Lanka’s biggest wildlife reserve and home to hundreds of wild elephants and several leopards.

“The strange thing is we haven’t recorded any dead animals,” H.D. Ratnayake, deputy director of the national Wildlife Department, told Reuters on Wednesday.

“No elephants are dead, not even a dead hare or rabbit,” he added. “I think animals can sense disaster. They have a sixth sense. They know when things are happening.”

At least 40 tourists, including nine Japanese, were drowned.

The tsunami was triggered by an earthquake in the Indian Ocean on Sunday, which

Wednesday, December 29, 2004

More Quotes from Cogni Discussion Forum

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Anger is only one letter short of danger
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Intelligence is a gift, not a previledge - From the movie SpidyII

We could never learn to be brave and patient if there were only joy in the world.

Nice Quote on Discussion Forum -

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"Walking on water and developing software from a specification are easy if both are frozen."