Pigeons In The Fast Lane

It's long been known that birds use natural landmarks to navigate. Now scientists say pigeons are using a new tool to guide their way: roads and rail tracks.
February 10, 2004, 2pm PST | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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"Homing pigeons are finding their way around Britain by following roads and railways, zoologists claim. They say the birds' natural magnetic and solar compasses are often less important than their knowledge of human transport routes."

Thanks to Eugene J. Patron

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Published on Thursday, February 5, 2004 in BBC News
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