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Subject: Re: Animals and Earthquakes
From: Bob Hancock icarus@.........
Date: Tue, 12 Jan 2010 19:55:38 -0700

There is a new book (Nov 16, 2009) out PREDICTING THE UNPREDICTABLE; THE =
Scientist, USGS, Pasadena, CA.  The book is available from Amazon for =
$17.96.  The book is dedicated to earthquake prediction and in the book =
she discusses the recorded reactions of animals and other subjects prior =
to earthquakes occurring.  She includes in her book several examples of =
the reported actions of animals prior to earthquakes, including USGS =
studies in that area.  However, she also points out that when these same =
animal activities were applied to other events, they were unable to =
correlate the animal activities with other events.    She take an in =
depth look at the 1975 M 7.5 earthquake in Haicheng, China,which some =
people believe was a successful earthquake prediction.  The book is =
worth buying and gives a great background on the many complex problems =
associated with earthquake predictions which have yet to be solved.

Bob Hancock
Three Points, AZ


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