For a long time scientists thought the fact that pigeons in urban environments often lost their toes was due to some form of infection, or was a reaction to chemical pollutants
RIO DE JANERIO: Prison guards in Brazil intercepted a pigeon attempting to deliver a cellphone to inmates inside the facility – an activity that triggered prompt action from the jail officials. The Department of Penitentiary Administration said guards at the Nilton Silva prison in Franco da Rocha spotted some inmates attempting to catch a pigeon on Feb. 10 that was wearing a vest-like garment apparently designed for smuggling contraband into the prison. …
LAHORE: A flock of pigeons take off from a Lahore roof top at dawn, rising above the city's Mughal-era minarets before disappearing out of sight.
KARACHI: Indian authorities claimed to have 'arrested' a spy pigeon who had flown across the border from Pakistan, ARY News reports.