This episode we talk with Colin Jerolmack about his new book, The Global Pigeon. We discuss the social meaning attached to animals, how nature shapes our lives, efforts to control the wild, and the professionalization of pigeon racing.
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[...] “Colin Jerolmack on The Global Pigeon,” with Kyle Green. NYU’s Jerolmack on a bird that’s traversed the globe, going from celebrated, bred, and raced, to reviled and called “rats.” What does the pigeon’s place say about societies? [...]
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