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11 animals that have a sixth sense

By: Bryan Nelson on Sept. 22, 2010, 1:20 p.m.
Weatherfish, or a weather loach in water

Photo: Geza Farkas/Shutterstock

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Weatherfish, or weather loaches, have an incredible ability to detect changes in pressure. They use this sense to monitor buoyancy underwater and to compensate for the lack of a swim bladder.

Remarkably, this sixth sense also allows these fish to "predict" the weather, and fisherman and aquarium owners have long recognized changes in their activity as large storms approach.