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Updatednews: City announces plans to get rid of pesky pigeons by getting them drunk

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July 29, 2012, 3:25 p.m. | Ukraine abroad — by Kyiv Post

A Ukrainian city blighted by pesky pigeons is mulling over radical plans to get the birds drunk before deporting them.
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A Ukrainian city blighted by pesky pigeons is mulling over radical plans to get the birds drunk on wine before deporting them.

Officials in the north-eastern city of Sumy are considering the strange move  after growing tired of the increasing number of pigeons running amok in the  area.

According to local news reports, they have been particularly irked by the  large amount of bird droppings falling on a statue of famous Ukrainian poet  Taras Shevchenko.

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