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Can frogs fall from the sky?
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  1. A shower of frogs is biblical, bizarre and more common than you'd imagine. A waterspout -- a tornado that forms over water -- can spin at up to 200 mph [source: CMMAP]. As it passes over the water, it can vacuum up lightweight items such as frogs, fish, squid and worms. Waterspouts over land have been known to hoist up tomatoes and even coal [source: CMMAP]. As the waterspout loses energy over land, items caught in its swirling winds fall from the sky, resulting in froggy precipitation.

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