25 Nov '11, 3pm

The Guerrilla Pigeon Feeders of Paris | Care2 Causes

The Guerrilla Pigeon Feeders of Paris | Care2 Causes

Parisians who illegally feed the French capital’s 80,000 pigeons are the subject of academic study. At the beginning of November Paris hosted a symposium organised by Natureparif (the regional agency for nature and biodiversity in the Ile-de-France) and an interdisciplinary research group “pigeon in town”, directed by Anne-Caroline Prévot-Julliard, a researcher at the CNRS and the National Museum of Natural History. One of those at the meeting, Véronique Servais, a professor of anthropology, studies the ‘feeders’, mostly older women, who look after the pigeons. She says they are regarded as ‘deviant’ and subject to abuse, even physical attacks. “They have the feeling of being hunted. So they are more discreet, preferably out at night, in remote areas and doing the feeding quickly. But so far, they will not stop,” she says. “Most often, they become feeders by chance, throwi...

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