I don't know. maybe he really can predict "the future," I mean, dogs and cats can predict earthquakes i think. I remember once, my dog sort of put her ears back and my cat went under the table and then.... BOOM! an earthquake.
Let's just say that all that is created in this planet has special characteristics and inner skills regardless of what kind of species it is. And if you ask me why, only the power of the Holy One knows. It is indeed a marvelous work and a wonder! Equal. Magical. Miraculous. Unbelievable. Amazing.