Using their mysterious homing ability, pigeons fly to their loft from great distances. Carrier pigeons made their greatest contribution during wartime when they flew over battlefields to deliver messages rolled into leg capsules. The birds also deliver blood samples and transport film cartridges.
"Middle grade animal lovers seeking report topics will want to know about these slim volumes in the new Animals with Jobs series...these are lively introductions to specialized topics that will grab student interest. Numerous photographs of varying quality further support the material."
-- Booklist (April 2002)
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