The Secret Life Of NYC Pigeons (VIDEO)

10/04/2013 12:53 pm ET

Pigeons are just a nuisance in New York, right? Basically just rats with wings. Maybe. But, as this sweet new mini-documentary from ANIMAL reminds us, our winged neighbors are also impressively resilient, an important part of the NYC ecosystem, and perhaps even a perfect mascot for the city itself.

Watch as New York Audubon Society Executive Director, Glenn Phillips provides some valuable insights that'll help you reconsider the pigeon.

Wild Wildlife: A Pigeon Documentary is ANIMAL's first installment in a series of NYC nature documentaries.

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