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New research has shown that feral, untrained pigeons can recognize individual people and are not fooled by a change of clothes.
NEW YORK, March 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Building on the success of the network's rebrand and content transformation, Animal Planet has announced a new show with Mike Tyson, currently known as TAKING ON TYSON, where the former heavyweight champion of the world will take audiences inside the intensely competitive and bizarrely fascinating world of pigeon racing.
A Japanese study indicates pigeons can be trained to tell the difference between good and bad paintings. Keio University Professor Shigeru Watanabe said his team discovered pigeons use color, texture and pattern cues to judge a paintings" beauty as defined by humans. In the study, watercolor and pastel paintings by children were classified by an art teacher and 10 other adults as either good or bad.
Pigeons could be art critics yet, according to a new study1 which shows that like humans, pigeons can be trained to tell the difference between â€˜goodâ€™ and â€˜badâ€™ paintings.
Using a "neurologger" specially designed to record the brain activity of pigeons in flight, researchers reporting online on June 25th in Current Biology, a Cell Press publication, have gained new insight into what goes through the birds' minds as they fly over familiar terrain.
City officials in Copenhagen, Denmark, said pigeons living in the City Hall loft may need to find new homes due to budget restrictions. Officials said the Danish Working Environment Authority ordered the city to improve working conditions for employees who take care of the pigeons, citing the narrow stairway that leads to the loft as unsuitable, the Copenhagen Post reported Thursday. However, city officials said the required renovations would cost about $60,000.
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Four people ended up in hospital and another four were injured after feathers flew in a dispute over a racing pigeon on Wednesday, Australian police said.
Pigeons with backpacks and cell phones will be taking to the sky and sending air quality data to a blog as part of a whimsical project that blends science, art and activism.
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...
- In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
- In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.