These guys look like they’re messing around by acting out action scenes from The Matrix but if you look closely you’ll realize that they’re not throwing harmless rubber balls or miniature frisbees — they’re throwing LIVE PIGEONS at each other.
Why you ask? Because. That’s how real men fight. That’s how Russians fight. I agree wholeheartedly with one of the comments posted under the video: “the internet has become 3000% better since Russians started posting videos.” No birds were harmed in the making of this video.
British farmer Nigel Britten recently created a seven-foot scarecrow inspired by Lady Gaga’s Marie Antoinette-esque BRIT Awards outfit last week after getting fed-up with pigeons eating his wheat fields, CHARTattack.com reports.
“We put her up last week and she’s had a remarkable effect,” Britten told the Daily Mirror. “The birds must be terrified of her because they have stayed away.”