Latest U.S. Navy Marine Mammal Program Stories
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.
According to Ukrainian media reports, several military-trained dolphins have abandoned their naval unit to apparently “make love not war.”
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.
â€œWild Dolphinsâ€ is the iPad app that features Winter, star of the current movie, â€œDolphin Taleâ€ and reveals the greater truth behind her rescue, recovery and prosthetic tail fluke.
Apart from humans, dolphins are the only animals to develop a natural form of type 2 diabetes, researchers recently discovered.
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Dolphins have an uncanny ability to maintain a constant 24-hour vigilance without sacrificing rest or mental acumen.
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.
The U.S. Supreme Court will hear an appeal on a Bush Administration ruling that restricted the Navyâ€™s use of sonar off the southern California coast. Environmental groups said the training exercises could harm endangered whales and other marine mammals.
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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