A few weeks ago, we heard news of a vulture accused of spying on Saudi Arabia. Now, Colombian police nabbed a pigeon they think was on its way to smuggle weed and cocaine paste into a Bucaramanga prison. Apparently, the package was too heavy for the bird. From the BBC:
"We found the bird about a block away from the prison trying to fly over with a package, but due to the excess weight it could not accomplish its mission," said Bucaramanga police commander Jose Angel Mendoza..."Colombia police catch drug-smuggling pigeon"
Police said carrier pigeons had been used in the past to smuggle mobile phone Sim cards into the jail.