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Trained Navy Dolphins Discover Rare 19th Century Torpedo
2013-05-20 05:07:37

The US Navy has recovered an exceptionally rare artifact off the coast of Coronado, California – and if that wasn’t enough, the item in question was actually discovered not by humans, but by trained dolphins.

Expert Believes Ukrainian Killer Dolphins Escaped To Hunt For Mates
2013-03-13 11:50:45

According to Ukrainian media reports, several military-trained dolphins have abandoned their naval unit to apparently “make love not war.”

US Navy Bomb-Sniffing Dolphins Get The Axe, Replaced By Robots
2012-12-03 14:18:07

Dolphins have been used for national security, protecting our borders and the US Navy from intruders and underwater explosives, but things are about to change.

2011-09-27 07:00:00

“Wild Dolphins” is the iPad app that features Winter, star of the current movie, “Dolphin Tale” and reveals the greater truth behind her rescue, recovery and prosthetic tail fluke.

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2010-02-21 06:45:00

Apart from humans, dolphins are the only animals to develop a natural form of type 2 diabetes, researchers recently discovered.

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2009-05-02 10:35:00

Dolphins have an uncanny ability to maintain a constant 24-hour vigilance without sacrificing rest or mental acumen.

2008-06-24 02:29:45

WASHINGTON, June 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- - Today, the United States Supreme Court announced its decision to hear arguments regarding the U.S. Navy's use of sonar in ongoing training exercises through 2009.

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2008-06-23 16:10:00

The U.S. Supreme Court will hear an appeal on a Bush Administration ruling that restricted the Navy’s use of sonar off the southern California coast. Environmental groups said the training exercises could harm endangered whales and other marine mammals.

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2006-06-23 08:14:07

Alongside the submarines, ships and airplanes participating in large-scale military exercises in the Pacific this month, a team of sea lions and dolphins are expected to patrol the sea.


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