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1,500 Homing Pigeons Get Lost During Race

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posted on Jul, 23 2004 @ 08:17 AM
July 22, 2004

STOCKHOLM, Sweden -- Organizers of a race for homing pigeons were still scratching their heads in wonder Thursday after about 1,500 of the birds, famous for their ability to find their way home, went missing during the contest.

Poles starting to switch maybe?

posted on Jul, 23 2004 @ 08:19 AM
You can't imagine what a great BBQ we had here yesterday ....

More seriously. Its kinda disturbing to see pigeons get lost, they can normaly fly all around the world with their eyes closed still finding your head to poo on.

Wonder whats going on.

posted on Jul, 23 2004 @ 08:23 AM

posted on Jul, 23 2004 @ 08:50 AM
Bird in locations all over the world going nuts.

/me wonders WTF is going on really.

posted on Jul, 23 2004 @ 08:52 AM
I heard it had something to do with magnetic shifts or something

posted on Jul, 23 2004 @ 08:59 AM
Wasn't there an article on ATS a while back stating that a big group of whales were in a place where they weren't supposed to be and stayed there for a while?

Whales are well known for their magnetic field navigation too.

posted on Jul, 23 2004 @ 09:02 AM
If the birds are having problems, then the Earths magnetic field is acting up. Birds use it to navagate, to find thier way around.

posted on Jul, 23 2004 @ 09:34 AM
Isn't there some way to check on the magnetic poles through scientific means? When birds and animals srart acting strange we know something is up. Does anyone have any scientific contacts?

posted on Jul, 23 2004 @ 10:29 AM

These are the same story, one is news one is not. I think there can be one of both....

Could a MOD speak up, Can we have one of both? There has been some talk about this, can we have a ruling for the future? Thanks

[edit on 23-7-2004 by SpittinCobra]

posted on Jul, 23 2004 @ 11:05 AM

Originally posted by SpittinCobra

A story on ATSNN and a thread on ATS is fine,
but 2 threads on ATS constitutes a duplicate.

As this is a duplicate topic,
thread closed.

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