Pigeon racing takes flight in Sri Lanka

Enthusiasts attending Jaffna's first ever pigeon race say it is a great way to unwind and feel at one with nature.

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    Pigeon racing has become popular in the tropical island of Sri Lanka.

    Many locals say they think it is a great way to unwind and feel at one with nature.

    Al Jazeera's Bernard Smith met breeders and their birds, as they took to the skies in Jaffna's first ever pigeon race.


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