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Where does the Pigeon Post Operate?

Where does the Pigeon Post Operate?

Among birds, pigeons have a natural and unerring instinct of returning to their nests or homes after long flights. In the early days besides domesticating animals like the horse, dog and cow, people also bred pigeons to carry messages back and forth.

The Pigeon Party

The Pigeon Party

Twenty noisy pigeons Had a party last night Noisy Pigeon Party [Illustration by Shinod AP] The last egg Had hatched The youngest one Was OUT! The last egg had hatched [Illustration by Shinod AP] They rocked on

The Eagle and the Arrow

The Eagle and the Arrow

Eagle was a strange creature. He got his fun out of teasing and frightening the little birds. Even when he was not hungry, he would soar through the sky and swoop down on some unsuspecting birds and pretend to prey on them.

Excerpts from Gay-Neck: The Story of a Pigeon

Excerpts from Gay-Neck: The Story of a Pigeon

Gay-Neck’s birth happened exactly as I have described. About the twentieth day after the laying of the egg, I noticed that the mother was not sitting on it any more. She pecked the father and drove him away every time he flew down from the roof of the house and volunteered to sit on the egg.

Pablo the Pigeon Painter

Pablo the Pigeon Painter

Pablo Diego Jose Francisco de Paula Juan Nepomuceno Maria de los Remedios Cipriano Santisma Trinidad Ruiz y Picasso. Phew! A mouthful, but a name reckoned to be among the greatest artists of the 20th century. His paintings are worth millions and millions have seen and admired his work.

Birds!!!

Birds!!!

October 6: If feeding pigeons is your hobby, then the place to go is London’s Trafalgar Square. With about 40,000 pigeon tummies to fill, you can be sure that demand will never outstrip supply. Trafalgar Square’s pigeons are a major tourist attraction.

Orissa Police's Feathered Force is Dying

Orissa Police's Feathered Force is Dying

July 1: The news is that a mysterious disease has killed 35 valuable members of the Orissa’s police service. They are all pigeons. The first of the deaths took place in March in Puri district. Twenty-four more pigeons died soon after, in Cuttack district.

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