#1645: AvianAgents

Once an individual is unkind to a pigeon, their face is never forgotten.

Even chasing pigeons once can be shown to cause them to recall your face (Crows are known to react in a similar way, except they tend to form a gang and attack any human against whom they hold such a grudge).

Today’s invention is an anti-terrorist system, based on the above.

An accurate 3-D mask would be made of a known terrorist’s face, based on surveillance and press pictures.

This would then be worn by eg a security guard who would then scare away a set of say five birds. These birds would then be allowed to walk/fly around within eg airport buildings.

Each pigeon would be equipped with a small camera which would take a picture of anyone from whom the bird suddenly shied away and send this back for scrutiny by security staff.

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