Gaze Upon The Fuzzy Scrawn Of An Elusive Baby Pigeon

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City dwellers encounter pigeons every day. But have you noticed that you never see a baby? One big reason: they stay in the nest until they’re adult-sized, which is why pretty much the only people who see pigeon babies are those who raise them, or know somebody who does — like the person who snapped this pic.

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Curiosity assuaged.

Parent pigeons are considerate in keeping their ass-ugly offspring out of sight.