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Pigeons: The Fascinating Saga of the World's Most Revered and Reviled Bird

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Pigeons have been worshipped as fertility goddesses and revered as symbols of peace. Domesticated since the dawn of man, they've been used as crucial communicators in war by every major historical superpower from ancient Egypt to the United States and are credited with saving thousands of lives. Charles Darwin relied heavily on pigeons to help formulate and support his theory of evolution. Yet today they are reviled as "rats with wings." Author Andrew D. Blechman traveled across the United States and Europe to meet with ...

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Pigeons: The Fascinating Saga of the World's Most Revered and Reviled Bird
2007, Grove Press, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780802143280

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Pigeons: The Fascinating Saga of the World's Most Revered and Reviled Bird
2006, Grove Press, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780802118349

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