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06:49 2021-01-14

Racing pigeon that survived 13,000km journey from US to Australia now faces euthanasia

Australian quarantine authorities have contacted Melbourne man who found the bird saying they are concerned about disease threat A racing pigeon that survived a 13,000km Pacific Ocean crossing from the United States to Australia now faces being euthanised as a quarantine risk. Kevin Celli-Bird said he discovered that the exhausted bird that arrived in his Melbourne backyard on Boxing Day had disappeared from a race in the US state of Oregon on 29 October.

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