Pigeon tries to deliver a message

July 3, 2009 12:00:00 AM PDT
It's a strange story, but one that's become familiar to prison officials in Brazil.

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Guards found this carrier pigeon, wearing a tiny backpack, just outside the walls of a Brazilian prison.

Inside the backpack was a cell phone and a piece of paper with the name of prisoner the phone was meant for.

Guards say the little pigeon was exhausted.

It's not the first time this has happened.

Guards intercepted a similar pigeon plot in March and in May, someone used a remote-control plane to try to sneak-in a phone.

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