Thousands of Birds Flying Out of Truck

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+8 1. thefox commented 5 years ago

I want to see the bit where they all fly back in again. :)
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+8 2. Burimi commented 5 years ago

#1 Play it reverse!:)
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+4 3. ringmaster commented 5 years ago

Al right, need a little more backstory on this one.
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+13 4. Urihep commented 5 years ago

Birds are made at factories and then transported to nature.
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+6 5. Scotsman50 commented 5 years ago

#3 They are racing pigeons transported to wherever then released to race there way back home. They would have been picked up from different destinations then transported to wherever in the lorry.
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+3 6. Burimi commented 5 years ago

#4 Good one!
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+3 7. Judge-Jake commented 5 years ago

Ah so the little bastards don't fly from Africa after all!! I always thought they were cheating. :D
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+2 8. thundersnow commented 5 years ago

What's he doing, trying to go after them? :P
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+4 9. cameramaster commented 5 years ago

Pigeon racing! They load the birds into little cages on the trucks, then transport them to the start point...then the whole damn lot are released in one go. Pigeon racing is a very popular 'sport' ( apparently ) although not as popular as it used to be...and...(believe or not) even the Queen has racing pigeons!

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pigeon_racing

Just imagine if you wanted to sabotage that race...just be standing by the side there...with a Falcon or similar on your arm ready to go.
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+1 10. BooTheGoose commented 5 years ago

#5 is right. That's why they wait for the whistle. If there's a false start, they all have to come back.
Half of them did go in the wrong direction though.
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+3 11. Scotsman50 commented 5 years ago

#10 Many of them would have been transported hundreds of miles so they fly about in a circle for 5 minutes to get their bearings then ta ta away home they go.
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+3 13. joeman commented 5 years ago

#12 Good memory!