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Barcelona Puts Its Pigeons On The Pill

And yes, we do mean the contraceptive pill.

In a last-ditch attempt to decrease the amount of pigeon poo you'll find from the Sagrada Familia to the Ramblas to…well, just about anywhere in the city, the local authorities have decided it's time to put a ruffle in their feathers.

The original plan was to catch and kill the birds, which unsurprisingly was hugely unpopular with animal rights groups and sparked protests.

So they came with plan B - to stop the pigeons from reproducing rather than kill them....