r/worldnews – A racing pigeon has survived an extraordinary 13,000-kilometer (8,000-mile) Pacific Ocean crossing from the United States to find a new home in Australia. Now authorities consider the bird a quarantine risk and plan to kill it.
Australia has some of the strictest bio security laws on the planet due to the isolated nature of the country. That pigeon could be a carrier of diseases the local population might not have, which could devastate our wildlife. We take that shit seriously here.