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Pigeon sells for record 1.6 mn euros to Chinese fancier

Apo - An unidentified Chinese buyer on Sunday paid a world record 1.6 million euros ($1.9 million) for a female homing pigeon called New Kim, online auctioneers Pigeon Paradise (PIPA) said.The sale beat the 1.

The deadly odds of pigeon racing in the Philippines

Manila - It is a brutal 600-kilometre gauntlet during which competitors face searing heat, wild seas, vicious predators, and the threat of kidnapping. Only one in ten will finish.

India arrests a pigeon and charges it with spying

Pathankot - A pigeon has been arrested by authorities in India on suspicion of being a spy from Pakistan. There are no plans at present to release the bird.

Pigeon color comes down to just three genes

Mutations in just three key genes that determine feather color in domestic rock pigeons. The research is significant because the same genes control pigmentation of human skin and can be responsible for melanoma and albinism.

Pigeon droppings inspire brooch collection

London - Brooches inspired by pigeon droppings are the new fashion hit in London. The brain behind the creative idea is the young artist Frances Wadsworth-Jones, who commented that “you need a sense of humour to wear one.”

Catfish learn how to go pigeon hunting

Albi - Going pigeon hunting is great sport for those who enjoy it, although not for the pigeons. Now though, the pigeons have another foe to be worried about. (video may bother some)

WWII 'spy pigeon' coded message leaves decoders stumped

The coded message found attached to the remains of a "spy pigeon" has left British intelligence agency decoders stumped.

Pigeons beat rural broadband in race

Pigeons were able to deliver information faster than rural broadband in a 120 kilometre race staged in the UK on September 16.

Kings of Leon leave stage after pigeon poops on musician's head

Saint Louis - Rock band Kings Of Leon left the stage after performing only a couple of songs on Friday because a pigeon had pooped on the bass player.

Pigeon Carrier Faster Than South Africa's Major Internet Provider

Frustrated with their Internet connection's speed and connectivity, Unlimited IT, an outsourcing company in South Africa illustrated how long it takes to transfer data in in Africa's largest economy.

The abandoned monkey who has found love with a pigeon

It is a friendship and a love that crosses species and knows no bounds. If their love is wrong, we would ever want to be right? A monkey and a pigeon have become inseparable at an animal sanctuary in China.

Where will the feeding-the-birds bylaw stop?

A Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario woman, who was found guilty of feeding pigeons, is appealing the decision. Fisher says her intent was to feed other birds, and her neighbour, who gathered names against her says the problem was crows.

Car gets revenge on pigeon

Bad car gets revenge on bird.

Why the big deal about feeding the pigeons?

Last week the Sault Star reported that a woman was found guilty of feeding pigeons. It is one of those rediculous city by-laws put in place by a council that appears to have nothing more important to implement.

Pelican swallows pigeon whole

Hungry pelican makes lunch of a pigeon,much to watching childrens horror.

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Cute pigeon
A Nicobar pigeon  the closest living relative of the Rodrigues solitaire and the dodo.
A Nicobar pigeon, the closest living relative of the Rodrigues solitaire and the dodo.
A pigeon  perched on the pier  gazes out over the water.
A pigeon, perched on the pier, gazes out over the water.
A pigeon near the frozen river
A pigeon near the frozen river
WWII coded message found on the remains of a  spy pigeon
WWII coded message found on the remains of a "spy pigeon"
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