June 3rd, 2011

Carrier Pigeon Comic Strip Series

by Alex Hallatt

These cartoons were inspired by a report I read that China is training carrier pigeons in case of communication breakdown. From The Telegraph:

According to the Chinese state media, the pigeons are being trained by a special unit of the People’s Liberation Army in the central city of Chengdu.

“They will be primarily called upon to conduct special military missions between troops stationed at our borders,” said Chen Hong, an air force expert, to China Central Television (CCTV), the state broadcaster.

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