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    NewsPigeon News17-10-2013
    Inmates and smugglers have devised a new and unique way to smuggle contraband into prison recently. There idea was to strap a mobile phone to a pigeon and fly it across the wall. The only bad news for them is that the pigeon collapsed with exhaustion under the weight.   Guards at the Danilio Pinheiro prison near the southeastern city of Sorocaba in Brazil were amazed when the notic...

    NewsPigeon News09-07-2013
    A Japanese racing pigeon who was taking part in a 600 mile race across Japan took the wrong turn and ended up in Canada on Vancouver Island. The total distance was over 5,000 miles away.   Rescuers were able to match up the bird with its owner after a tag left on the pigeon’s leg revealed the name and phone number of it’s owner.   The pigeon is now in the s...

    NewsPigeon News08-07-2013
    2 pigeons nicknamed Gregory Peck and Sir Henry Cecil were rescued at sea by a royal Navy warship after they became exhausted and needed a lift home.   It is not uncommon for birds to become stowaways on ships at sea but when the crew on HMS Diamond failed to move the pigeons they became concerned for their welfare. It was only after numerous attempts to move the birds from the &pou...

    NewsPigeon News13-05-2013
    As if the world couldn’t get any stranger. Retired heavyweight champion Mike Tyson has revealed in an interview that his ex girlfriend are one of his prized pigeons.   Talking to a radio show called Boomer & Carton he was asked if he had ever eaten one of his animals. The conversation goes as follows;   Tyson: “I tried. I was dating this young lady and ...

    NewsPigeon News08-04-2013
    Iranian authorities have “arrested” two pigeons who were found near a nuclear facility in the country on the basis of espionage. An Iranian newspaper that first reported the news said that the pigeons were 'caught bearing a blue-coated metal ring, with invisible strings'. They believe that this device was intended for communication purposes. No information was released howev...

    NewsPigeon News14-03-2013
    Pigeon homing has been around for centuries upon centuries and used to great effect yet for some reason pigeons in a certain area of New York State called Jersey Hill were never able to navigate back home again. For ages it has confused scientist arguably until now.   The logic behind the theory is that pigeons acoustic maps of their surrounds by using low frequency sounds to ...

    NewsPigeon News24-08-2012
    According to BBC, “hundreds of racing pigeons from clubs throughout Scotland vanished at the weekend in mysterious circumstances. Some fanciers are even considering stopping flying the birds until they establish why so many failed to return. Weather patterns and birds of prey scaring the pigeons off track have been blamed in the past, but experts have been baffled by the latest incide...

    NewsPigeon News10-08-2012
    According to BBC, “Oscar de Allende, an environmental official in Cordoba, said the authorities were planning the move to help control the bird population. But more senior officials insisted that there was no such plan.” Cordoba Governor Jose Manuel de la Sota suspended Mr Allende for "controversial statements on pigeon consumption". Mr Allende had said in an inter...

    NewsPigeon News09-07-2012
    In December 2011, Monica and Janet McIntosh were convicted and fined £500 each due to some complaints done by their neighbours at Broadacres, High Harrington, for feeding flocks of pigeons at their home. According with the neighbours, the pigeons were causing an “intolerable nuisance” with droppings and noise. Now, after the appeal, the judge Tim Smith considered that ...

    NewsPigeon News20-06-2012
    In a report from Liverpool City Council, the statement said: "Pigeon Feeding - Often undertaken by individuals with mental health needs." The statement was part of the council's Street Activity Management Plan, and has enraged members of the mental health charity MIND. The council based the report on a survey taken several years ago, but was unable to provide a copy to bac...

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