They say don’t run right after eating. Apparently, that applies to flying too. Two independent researchers recently shared their findings that bird regurgitation is likely what caused fish to rain from the sky over Texarkana in late December.
Residents in the East Texas town encountered the fishy phenomenon after strong thunderstorms moved through the area. While some experts theorized that the fish may have gotten swept up by waterspouts, National Weather Service meteorologists told the Dallas Morning News that data shows there was no such activity in the area at the time.