Inmates train pigeon to smuggle drugs into prison

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Tuesday, August 18, 2015

COSTA RICA -- Some creative convicts deployed a fellow 'jail bird' to help them smuggle in drugs. Unfortunately for them, it shares their talent of getting caught.

Guards at a prison in Costa Rica found nearly an ounce of marijuana and cocaine strapped to a pigeon.

In the past, prisoners have used cats, food and other methods to bring in illegal drugs.

The bird is okay.