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Homing Pigeons - a book by Fretland VanVoorst, Jenny

Homing Pigeons

Homing Pigeons( )
Author: Fretland VanVoorst, Jenny
Series title:We Work! Animals with Jobs Ser.
ISBN:978-1-61772-941-6
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:Bearport Publishing Company, Incorporated
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $21.32
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It's pretty amazing that homing pigeons can find their way back home--even when transported vast distances and then released. In fact, homing pigeons are known to have made trips as long as 1,100 miles (1,770 km) to get back home, flying at speeds of up to 110 mph (177 kph). Although they are famous for carrying messages for the military in small tubes during the wars of the 20th century, they began their work for humans more than 850 years ago! In this introduction to homing pigeons,...
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