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Why Aren't Cities Littered With Dead Pigeons?

A wildlife expert and Smithsonian scientist help solve one of life's enduring urban mysteries.
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Any fair-sized city in the United States is lousy with pigeons, hoovering up bread crumbs from public squares and head-bobbing so much they look like little Jay Zs groovin' to some fresh beats. The favorite rumpus room of the pigeon, New York City, is thought to contain anywhere between 1 and 7 million of the flapping rats of the sky.

So where are all the dead ones?