Pigeons

How Squirrels, Pigeons, and Rats Are All Smarter Than You

A field guide to the surprising mental abilities of the most common animals living among us.

Pigeons Might Be Way Smarter Than We Give Them Credit For

They're good at manipulating touch screens to get food rewards, for instance.

Seattle Tries Again to Outlaw Assault Weapons: This Week in Bans

Also, a Canadian city goes after bullies and a Chicago alderman takes the war on pigeons to a new level.

Dull, Gray Pigeons in Venice Improved With Spray Paint

It's like a bird mated with a rainbow.

A Rat and Pigeon Perform the Olympic Torch Relay

London's most athletic vermin run the torch in this charming animation.

Why Aren't Cities Littered With Dead Pigeons?

A wildlife expert and Smithsonian scientist help solve one of life's enduring urban mysteries.