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  • These are not just any pigeons.

  • They're racing pigeons.

  • And they could be worth up to thousands of dollars.

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  • They follow a strict schedule, just like athletes.

  • They wake up at five every morning, maintain a healthy diet and receive regular health checkers.

  • They they trained for an hour every afternoon and head to bed at 7 p.m. There are 1 200 of them in this suburban Beijing house alone.

  • And they are raised by this man and his trainers.

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  • They could about something that happened down throughout history.

  • Pigeons have been used to carry messages because of their homing abilities.

  • Modern sport of pigeon racing started in Europe and was introduced to China in the 19 thirties by European merchants.

  • Races involved releasing trained pigeons and seeing who can return home the fastest.

  • The distances can range from 100 to 300 miles.

  • The sport really took off in China in the 19 eighties after economic reforms meant people could afford to breed pigeons for recreation.

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  • China now holds more than 10,000 races a year, with some offering prizes as high as $1 million.

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  • All right, The pigeons, wherein Elektronik tag on their feet.

  • The tracks How long it takes for them to return home, You know, on top of them, 100.

  • Deng's pigeons have won several awards since he started raising them in 2000.

  • You know, for Dong raising pigeons is a hobby, but it's an expensive one.

These are not just any pigeons.

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    林宜悉 posted on 2020/11/10
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