WTF Fun Fact – Modern War Messenger Pigeons

The Chinese Army has been training 10,000 pigeons to provide support to the military’s communications in the event that war renders its modern technology unusable. The pigeons can fly up to 75 mph and are being trained to carry loads of up to 3.5 oz. – WTF Fun Facts

Source: Chinese Military’s Secret Weapon: ‘Reserve Pigeon Army’ – TIME


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