Posts with tag "pigeons"
- Posted Mar 17th 2010 at 07:00 PM by Zach Dionne
After learning Animal Planet is developing a series about Mike Tyson racing pigeons -- and hearing PETA's trepidation -- we went to the experts: Folk who call themselves pigeon "fanciers" and know the ins and outs of the sport. We asked two pigeon veterans for their gut reactions about the forthcoming TV show, tentatively titled 'Taking on Tyson,' and whether they've ever seen a character quite ...
- Posted Mar 15th 2010 at 05:32 PM by Zach Dionne
PETA worries a new Animal Planet show featuring Mike Tyson racing pigeons will "showcase cruelty and profiteering at animals' expense," the animal rights organization's president, Ingrid Newkirk, tells PopEater. The program, tentatively titled 'Taking on Tyson,' is set to begin filming in New York City this spring and is slated to air in early 2011. "I may have stopped fighting," the one-time...
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