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Thursday, May 23, 2013

Navy dolphins find rare old torpedo off California

Dolphins are amazing!

Navy dolphins discover rare old torpedo off Coronado - " . . . Marine mammals have been trained at the Navy's Point Loma facility since the 1960s. Several species were tested before the Navy settled on the bottlenose dolphin and the California sea lion. Dolphins, in particular, have deep and shallow diving capability, great eyesight and a biosonar system that scientists admire but don't fully understand. At the Point Loma facility, 80 dolphins and 40 sea lions are being trained for mine detection, mine clearing and swimmer protection. When the U.S. led an invasion of Iraq in 2003, dolphins were rushed to the Persian Gulf to patrol for enemy divers and mines. Dolphins guard U.S. submarine bases in Georgia and Washington state. This fall, dolphins will deploy for a mine-hunting mission off Croatia. . . ." read more at link above

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