You could say it’s a bird of a different feather. Liverpool, plagued by pigeons that pollute the city center with their droppings, is introducing a mechanical falcon which squawks and flaps its wings in hopes of scaring the pesky birds away.
The city council is buying 10 Robops, short for robotic bird of prey, at a cost about $4,000 each.
That’s good and all, but if it were perfect it would do all of the following:
2. Bite the heads off of the pigeons.
That said, you can bet if I had $4,000 to throw away, I’d buy one of these badasses and have it mounted on my purse. Heavy? Maybe. Worth it? Definitely.
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