Zombie pigeons frighten Moscow residents

Superstitious think birds falling out of the sky or losing orientation mark "the end of times".

    A mystery of freak birds have been making headlines in the Russian capital this summer.

    Local television stations have been reporting about pigeons resembling zombies, flying into things and falling from the sky.

    Al Jazeera's Peter Sharp reports from the city.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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