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bup
01-18-2000, 09:23 PM
I remember a SD column years ago which
pondered where the dead pigeons all were.

That made me think, many years later (I'm
slow sometimes), how come I've never seen
a baby, or even youngish, pigeon? By the
time I see them they're all the same size.

Where are the pigeon nests and day-care
centers?

manhattan
01-18-2000, 09:25 PM
They're here (http://www.straightdope.com/classics/a1_015b.html) .

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Bricker
01-18-2000, 09:26 PM
I invite you to re-read that column, because you will find it not only ponders the question, but answers it.
http://www.straightdope.com/classics/a1_015b.html

- Rick

Bricker
01-18-2000, 09:27 PM
Well, sure - if you're only gonna type two words, of course you're gonna win.

:)

- Rick

DrFidelius
01-18-2000, 09:27 PM
You know, you don't have to hit the "return" key at the end of each line in the composition window. This is a pretty bright program, and your deathless, immortal prose will word-wrap properly.

That being said, Cecil himself said that baby pigeons stay at home until they are old enough to vote.


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Associate Curator Anomalous Paleontology, Miskatonic University
"You cannot reason a man out of a position he did not reach through reason."

DrFidelius
01-18-2000, 09:28 PM
russin'-frussin mussin-frussers...

Jois
01-18-2000, 11:48 PM
How often do you see any baby birds?

Most are like the pigeons and don't leave the nest until they are pretty much the size and shape of the adults.

I see some babies knocked out of nests by high winds - a baby robin - but they usually can't fly.

I've seen a couple of baby blue jay, tail too short to be adults.

These are accidents.



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Oh, I'm gonna keep using these #%@&* codes 'til I get 'em right.