You won’t believe what a racing pigeon sold for…
A Belgian racing pigeon called Armando has sold at auction for nearly $2 million.
Yes, nearly $2 million.
It followed a bidding war between two Chinese fanciers.
Glen Mathews, President of the Geelong Racing Pigeon Association, told Tom Elliott the sport had really taken off in the Asian nation.
“It brings a lot of money with betting,” he explained.
He said pigeons raced as far away as 900 kilometres.
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