Does anybody else think this reads like the opening act of a disaster movie?
Organizers of a race for homing pigeons were still scratching their heads in wonder today after about 1500 of the birds, famous for their ability to find their way home, went missing during the contest. Of the 2000 pigeons let loose last week, only about 500 have returned to their lofts after the 150km flight between the cities of Ljungby and Malmoe in southern Sweden, said Lars-Aake Nilsson of the Malmoe Homing Pigeon Club.
Is the earth’s core slowing down? Is the Van Allen belt failing? Is a comet plummeting to earth?