Homing Pigeon moved to Australia from USA, but will be killed for violating quarantine

Homing Pigeon moved to Australia from USA, but will be killed for violating quarantine

A carrier pigeon, which is believed to have traveled around 15,000 kilometers from the US to Australia, represents a headache for Australian authorities to circumvent quarantine regulations. And despite his fame, he should be neutralized.

Kevin Chellie-Bird discovered a tired, ringed pigeon in his backyard in Melbourne on 26 December. And he managed to find his boss in Alabama, who told him he disappeared during a race in the United States in late October.

“The only thing we can think of is that in the race, he was pushed out of the way and turned into the ocean, eventually landing on a boat and hitchhiking.” Told the newspaper Herald Sun, He called the pigeon “Joe” in honor of President-elect Joe Biden. “Maybe he was sick [Donald] Trump and decided to run away, “added Cheli-Bird, who, despite translating his last name” bird “or” bird “, understands nothing about these animals.

Cory Weinberg

About the author: Cory Weinberg

Cory Weinberg covers the intersection of tech and cities. That means digging into how startups and big tech companies are trying to reshape real estate, transportation, urban planning, and travel. Previously, he reported on Bay Area housing and commercial real estate for the San Francisco Business Times. He received a "best young journalist" award from the National Association of Real Estate Editors.

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