July 27th, 2005

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Homing limerick

Having previously won the Bovine Indecision Limerick Contest, it came as a bit of a letdown to be only a runner-up in the Pigeon Load Limerick Contest. The contest called for a limerick that elucidates the following research:

"Transmitter Loads Affect the Flight Speed and Metabolism of Homing Pigeons," J.A. Gessaman and K.A. Nagy, Condor, vol. 90, 1988, pp. 662–8.