Where Pigeons Go to Die

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I was cleaning out photos on my cell phone and found this picture of a bird skeleton on the balast at the rail yards.

Actually, there are few pigeons, and virtually no rats or mice on the High Line. The reason? There are no people up there to feed them garbage.

Photo of the Week: Rail Yards Wildlife!

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This 4-inch praying mantis was spotted on the Rail Yards section, above 30th Street.