Pepper the pigeon | 9-inch animal plush. Pepper the pigeon is smarter than most people give him credit for. He can recognize individual faces, group similar items, and count. Next time you see pepper flying around, give him a treat and he'll be sure to remember you! But pepper's biggest strength is his ability to find his way home. Pepper never gets lost and can fly so fast, he reaches speeds up to 100 mph!