32 “Whoever acknowledges me before others, I will also acknowledge before my Father in heaven. 33 But whoever disowns me before others, I will disown before my Father in heaven.
the fact is though that animals can and have picked up on natural disasters before they occur and sometimes before human technology can see it.
the tsunami's in south asia they all fled for the hills. some people saw it and got out of there before they hit.
no one said to use them as an indicator of something but that they are able to sense and or pickup that something is wrong before it happens.