Two Mauritian pink pigeons (Columba mayeri) from a captive breeding programme, with locomotor disorders were examined clinically and post mortem. One bird was unable to fly owing to a permanent luxation of the left elbow. The other bird had an inclined foot caused by a medial curvature and outward rotation of the tarsometatarsal bone, a deformity similar to the previously recorded 'inclined feet' in birds bred in Mauritius.
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