We know that pigeons are capable of becoming crafty drug smugglers or connoisseurs of fine art, but now we know they can kind of tell when we're making up words.
A drug smuggler has been found guilty of trying to sneak $60 million of cocaine and heroin into the U.K. in a fake ambulance.
Drug smugglers are giving new meaning to the term ‘flipping birds.’ Police say inmates are training pigeons to smuggle drugs after a pigeon was found struggling to fly over a prison wall with a sack of coke strapped to its back. (Ne...
Birds are rapidly building their reputation as a brainy bunch, and the latest credit goes to four pigeons who can visually recognize written words. These pigeons were living in a lab in New Zealand where, over a span of two years, t...
Pigeons can learn to distinguish real words from non-words by visually processing their letter combinations, surprising new research from the University of Otago in New Zealand and Ruhr University in Germany shows.