Animals cared way less about the eclipse than we wanted them to
Everyone knew how us people would react — but what we really wanted to know was how would animals react to this sudden darkness?
We’ve heard that animals can react to changes in the weather before they even happen. We expected birds to fly erratically, crickets to chirp loudly, cows return back to their barns, and roosters to crow.
And some animals did those things… kind of… a little bit… OK, barely.
We were expecting animals to completely freak out over the big eventThe Washington Post even set up a livestream to watch what would happen to fainting goats during the eclipse, but then nothing happened. Animals just did not deliver on the reactions we all thought they’d have, and we’re a bit disappointed. Read more…