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  •  Actually, yes, they are (0+ / 0-)

    Because they fly, their territories are much larger so they can readily import far more disease than terrestrial animals that have limited range.  If food in their area becomes sparse, they'll visit dumps opening up even more disease possibilities, but unlike seagulls, that avoid heavily populated areas, pidgeons make people places (and the resultant food) the center of their universe.

    There already is class warfare in America. Unfortunately, the rich are winning.

    by Puddytat on Sun May 12, 2013 at 12:46:43 PM PDT

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    •  there are many gulls in (0+ / 0-)

      quite a few populated areas, as there are crows and other species. I don't see what makes pigeons special. If there are areas where they are heavily concentrated, that concentration might be an issue.

      Gondwana has always been at war with Laurasia.

      by AaronInSanDiego on Sun May 12, 2013 at 01:38:31 PM PDT

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