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Woman Upset Postal Service Crushed Her Canaries

The dead birds were supposed to be alive when they arrived

(Newser) - US Postal Service officials say they've apologized to an Alabama woman who says her package of six live canaries arrived, but the birds were crushed and dead. Rhonda King tells Al.com that the box containing the birds was marked with tire tracks when it arrived from Texas earlier... More »

Cat Burglars Steal 87-Year-Old's 500 Canaries

Miami cops recover 150 birds, still hunting for thieves

(Newser) - Bird-lover Manuel Sanchez has taken care of canaries for 20 years. So he was heartbroken when thieves stole all 500 of his yellow friends, reports the Miami Herald . But with canaries going for up to $30 each at pet stores, that equals a potential haul of $15,000 for the... More »

19 Men Busted in Canary Fight Ring

(Newser) - Police busted 19 men suspected of operating a canary fight ring in Connecticut, reports WFSB TV. Some 150 canaries and saffron finches were confiscated in Shelton. “There were 100 canaries fighting, and they were betting on them 'til they were dead. It’s absolutely shocking,” said a neighbor.... More »

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