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Old 12-26-2010, 09:58 PM   #1
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Default Feeling sorry for a pigeon??? This causes the new and unique emotion

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Old 12-27-2010, 01:37 AM   #2
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At first it looks like a Photo-Shop but I guess the Pigeon suffered the same fate as a fish, Very rarely do you see a fish flop out either. I don't feel sorry for Pigeons, While they have adapted well to city life so have Cooper Hawks and Peregrine Falcons and when I see a pile of Pigeon feathers they go in the compost too.
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Old 12-28-2010, 01:17 PM   #3
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I had no idea that pelicans ate anything other than fish.

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Pelicans mainly eat fish, but they are opportunistic feeders and will eat crustaceans, tadpoles and even turtles. They readily accept 'handouts' from humans, and a number of unusual items have been recorded in their diet. During periods of starvation, pelicans have been reported capturing and eating seagulls and ducklings. The gulls are held under water and drowned before being eaten headfirst. Pelicans will also rob other birds of their prey.
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Old 12-29-2010, 12:58 PM   #4
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Poor pigeon! But then, the pelican deserves to eat, too. I wonder if he said, "Hmm, tastes like chicken!"
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Old 12-29-2010, 01:02 PM   #5
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Old 01-03-2011, 07:43 PM   #6
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Even pelicans like a change in diet occasionally...
There is pleasure in the pathless woods, there is rapture in the lonely shore, this is society where none intrudes, by the deep sea, and music in its roar. - Lord Byron

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Old 04-25-2011, 10:12 AM   #7
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Thought this would fit right into "Feeling sorry for a pigeon?"
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