Conquistador Pigeons of Cuba

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Produced by Zach Ben-Amots ·

HAVANA, Cuba — In Cuba, an unseen yet dynamic world unfolds from rooftops, where pigeons take flight for  owners who try to attract other birds back to their coops. It’s a sport, a hobby and a sign of prestige for men who live much of their lives with faces tilted up to the sky.