carrier pigeon

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carrier pigeon

any homing pigeon, esp one used for carrying messages
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The message was found in a red capsule attached to the skeleton of a carrier pigeon that sat preserved in the chimney of a home in England for decades.
The carrier pigeons used for the release are from the White Dove Release in Hacienda Heights, CA.
Andree's basket was loaded with, amongst other essential items, 32 carrier pigeons, a paraffin cooker, collapsible boat and 55lbs of chocolate.
9 KZLA FM will release 2 carrier pigeons from the KZLA studio in Burbank to predict the winner of this Saturday's UCLA vs.
to recognise the important and life-saving role of carrier pigeons in two world wars; and believes that humans represent the most obscene, perverted, cruel, uncivilised and lethal species ever to inhabit the planet and looks forward to the day when the inevitable asteroid slams into the earth and wipes them out, thus giving nature the opportunity to start again".
Only a boy at the time,Len is the last surviving member of the APU,and tells how he helped train and fly falcons off the Suffolk coast to intercept carrier pigeons suspected of taking messages back to Germany from their undercover agents in the UK.
I have called people, I have e-mailed, I have written, and sent carrier pigeons, champagne, and envelopes full of cash.
Short of sending out carrier pigeons to clients, media and business associates, The Gable Group has been without regular phone service since last Friday.
Four calling cards, three name changes, two carrier pigeons and the end of the monopoly.
They will all receive their hardback book copies as soon as the Trust the Post Fleet Air Arm of carrier pigeons have completed their steroid courses.
TIBCO, an independent subsidiary of Reuters Group PLC, the international news agency that first transmitted stock prices in 1849 using carrier pigeons, designed and built the first digital stock market data systems on Wall Street in the 1980s.
Starting with carrier pigeons, the exhibition shows how technology was developed to help journalists transmit words and images ever more quickly.