Animal crossing: Australia to kill US bird that made 13,000km trip to Melbourne

Jan 14, 2021 | INVESTING

A racing pigeon has survived an extraordinary 13,000km Pacific Ocean crossing from the United States to reach Australia. Now authorities consider the bird a quarantine risk and plan to kill it.Melbourne resident Kevin Celli-Bird on Thursday said he discovered that the exhausted bird that arrived in his backyard on December 26 had disappeared from a race in the US state of Oregon on October 29.Experts suspect the pigeon – which Celli-Bird has named Joe, after the US president-elect – hitched a…

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