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Police Caught a Pigeon Wearing a Backpack Full of Ecstasy Pills

Yes, you read that correctly.
Photo via Al-Rai

Authorities in Kuwait earlier this week captured a homing pigeon that was smuggling drugs in a makeshift backpack, according to local publication Al Arabiya.

The pigeon was reportedly coming from Iraq when customs employees tracked and captured it at the border, upon which they noticed it had strapped to its back a camouflaged knapsack stuffed with contraband. A total of 178 pills were seized in the incident.

No word on the identities of the sender or intended recipient, as the pigeon is pleading the fifth.