Canary sent via carrier pigeon

The first ever pigeon "piggy-back" flight, carrying a live cargo, a canary, twenty miles from Elizabeth, N.J. to New York. Must have been a bizarre experience for the canary. San Jose News - Mar 23, 1939



Posted By: Alex - Wed Nov 06, 2013
Category: Animals, 1930s





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A bird carried by another bird. A good definition of redundancy.
Posted by KDP in Madill, OK on 11/06/13 at 04:41 PM
Best mode of delivery available???
Posted by Patty in Ohio, USA on 11/06/13 at 10:43 PM
PR Stunt! Ya gotta remember.... those birds that flew from Whereever to Home had to be taken from Home to Whereever in the first place!
Posted by Expat47 in Athens, Greece on 11/06/13 at 11:18 PM
Expat is right; and besides, having canaries fluttering about in a hospital can't be much fun for the asthma patients. Or, in 1939, the tuberculosis ward.
Posted by Richard Bos in the Netherlands on 11/07/13 at 08:28 AM
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