Jump to content
Join the Unexplained Mysteries community today! It's free and setting up an account only takes a moment.
- Sign In or Create Account -
Sign in to follow this  
UM-Bot

US Marines Deploy Pigeons

Recommended Posts

UM-Bot

As many as 175 pigeons were recently distributed to United States Marines helping to carry out Operation Iraqi Freedom to provide early warning of an attack with one or more chemical and/or biological agents.

"They're an extra sensor," said Marine Staff Sergeant Dan Wallace. "I (have) sensors that cost $12,000 and birds that cost $60 each, and I place just as much trust in the birds as the sensors.

news icon View: Full Article | Source: Animal News Centre

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
 
Space Moose

$60 bucks for a pigeon? That is insane. Any major city in America surely has scores of these things hanging around, why not take some of them?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now

  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    No registered users viewing this page.