Monday, November 02, 2009

The Last of the Pigeon Mail

The Daily Mail in the U.K. notes that some of the very last "pigeon mail" being used anywhere in the world is flying between top of the Cache La Poudre River near Fort Collins, Colorado, down to a base at the bottom of the river where thrill-seekers can collect digital images.

The pigeons carry digital camera memory cards. A total of 19 pigeons fly five times every day, usually travelling a distance of between 20 and 40 miles.


ArdenwoodPatti said...

Well, Pigeons are faster than the internet --

panavia999 said...

That is really neat - and a good survival rate too for that area. Thanks for bringing to our attention.