[ by Charles Cameron — carrier pigeons, guilty, 1914, okay — dolphins, jury still out — but these storks and hawks, innocent I do believe ]
Sky News, Stork Held In Egypt On Suspicion Of Spying, 31 August, 2013 National Turk, Turks introduced hawks under suspicion of espionage, 27 July, 2013
I can claim no responsibility for this DoubleQuote, which I would never have “caught” without Dan Trombly‘s keen eye as manifest in his tweet today:
Pro-intervention: Turkey has arrested a hawk for spying. Anti-intervention: Egypt, which recently detained a stork.
— Dan Trombly (@stcolumbia) August 31, 2013
For extra bite:
The stork story concludes with this delicious tid-bit:
In 2010, a series of shark attacks along Egypt’s Mediterranean coast were blamed on “GPS-controlled sharks” allegedly sent by Israeli security services into Sinai waters.
Jumping the shark?