Why are pigeons in Las Vegas wearing cowboy hats?
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In the Las Vegas Valley, some pigeons are wearing cowboy hats. While the chapeaus may seem cute on first glance, and pigeons are annoying anyway, it’s unlikely they are purposely making a fashion statement. A “pigeon positive” animal rescue group called Lofty Hopes is now trying to catch the pigeons and safely remove their hats.
“Did they glue them? And what does that mean for them? (Lofty Hopes head Mariah) Hillman told KVVU-TV. “Is it something that’s going to impede their flight or attract predators?”
We drove up and down here yesterday for a good two hours just handing out business cards to any location where I saw pigeons and people,” Hillman said. “If you see these birds, just feed them until I get here. I’m only 3 miles away and I’ll come trap them.” Read the rest