Email Threatens The Jobs Of Carrier Pigeons

from the it-had-to-happen-sooner-or-later dept

Shows what I know. For some reason, I had been under the impression that carrier pigeons were extinct (aha, mystery solved thanks to the pigeon FAQ). Turns out they’ve been an important part of some communication systems in India. Not any more, though. The cheap and easy access to email is forcing 400 pigeons in India to lose their message carrying jobs. The sacked pigeons will be given to the local wildlife department.

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