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Archive for November, 2010

Animals can predict weather

Animals sense the movements in air pressure that precede all weather changes. Watch the animals around you and see if you notice changes in their behavior with various types of weather. Humans have used animal behavior to predict weather and storms for centuries. Right before a rain, insect-eating birds, such as swallows, have a tendency to fly much lower to the ground, and bees and butterflies seem to disappear from the flower beds they usually visit.

How to find water for survival

A good tool in finding water is your map. Almost any water source of any size will be marked on a topo map. This is why a topo map is a must in your bug out kit.