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The footage of that incident wasn’t sent by carrier pigeon from the International Space Station; it was recorded on a police bodycam and was available immediately.
Strange to think of a form of love going extinct, like a carrier pigeon, a rare tortoise, a lilac or apple whose seeds are not to be found anymore, the scent and taste of the thing long lost, never to be touched again.
The British send Alan Bates, who trains carrier pigeons, to defuse the works.
According to legend, carrier pigeons brought news of the Duke of Wellington’s triumph at Waterloo to Nathan Rothschild in London.
Right below the Villa's observatory, there once stood a bird coop for Gianni's many carrier pigeons.
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CARRIER PIGEON Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of carrier pigeon for English Language Learners
: a type of pigeon that is trained to carry messages
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