Killer Dolphin Alert
Saw this news story.
‘Killer dolphins escape military unit in Ukraine.
Science Recorder | Vince Hedden | Wednesday, March 13, 2013
A couple “killer” dolphins have reportedly gone missing in Ukraine.Yes, you read that correctly: killer dolphins.
According to local reports, three of the Ukrainian navy’s trained dolphins abandoned their handlers during training exercises, possibly in an attempt to seek mates.
Ukrainian officials, speaking on condition of anonymity, say only two of the team’s five trained dolphins returned to the Crimean port of Sevastopol. Ukraine’s Defense Ministry denied the reports, refusing to confirm whether the navy utilizes dolphins for military purposes.
The team of dolphins have reportedly been trained to seek mines and attack enemy divers. According to navy officials, the dolphins are trained to use special knives and firearms to kill enemy divers.
I’ve heard about these kinds of Dolphins before here in the US but never escaping like this. Still i’m glad it didn’t happen while I was there last summer.