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A World War II coded message found in a fireplace attached to the remains of a dead carrier pigeon is believed to have been decrypted by an amateur historian in Canada.
The Rock Pigeon, Columba livia, is a member of the bird family Columbidae. It has a restricted natural resident range in western and southern Europe, North Africa, and into southwest Asia. The domesticated Rock Pigeon, known as the feral or domestic pigeon, has been widely introduced elsewhere, and is common all over the world. The species was first introduced to North America in 1606 at Port Royal, Acadia (now Nova Scotia). The Rock Pigeon is 11.5 to 14 inches long with a 24.5 to 26.75...
- A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.