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How Do Pigeons Learn Their Way Around?
2014-01-22 11:54:29

A study has found that homing pigeons' ability to remember routes depends on the complexity of the landscape below, with hedges and boundaries between urban and rural areas providing ideal landmarks for navigation.

Homing Pigeons Follow Their Noses
2013-11-06 12:14:54

A scientist writing in the journal Biogeosciences suggests that homing pigeons may using their noses to help guide them back home.

Homing Pigeons Fly Home Using Mental Map
2013-07-25 11:18:13

Homing pigeons fly off from an unknown place in unfamiliar territory and still manage to find their way home.

Infrasound Study Reveals Why Some Homing Pigeons Get Lost
2013-01-31 12:35:04

In a new study, Jonathan Hagstrum, from the US Geological Survey (USGS), set out to find why pigeons released from a certain part of New York State always seem to have problems finding their way back home.

Pigeons Being Lost In Birdmuda Triangle
2012-08-30 04:26:57

The mystery of the Bermuda Triangle is a popular one, but another tale is rising high as the "Birdmuda Triangle" begins to catch wind.

2010-03-15 11:31:00

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.

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2006-08-12 10:45:00

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.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.