Aflockalypse Now

International media, starved for news during the slow post-Christmas month of January, is having a field day.About 80 dead pigeons have been found lying on the ground in Quebec, Canada. It's the latest in a series of similar incidents concerning air and seaborne creatures around the world.

The events have sparked a media frenzy, with doomsday predications about the coming of the end of the world.At first, it was just Arkansas grabbing the world's attention. Then Europe followed suit with mysterious avian deaths in Sweden and more than 1,000 turtle doves found dead in italy. [Russia TV]