Military dolphins, navy seals and spy whales: Why marine mammals are popular military choices

Apart from dogs, mammals like dolphins, sea lions and whales have secretly been part of military programs since the time of Cold War. They possess some exclusive abilities which make them useful on the combat scene. Here’s a look at what makes them so special as well as other little-known aspects behind their use by armies in different parts of the world.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 16, 2019 11:31 AM IST

Apart from dogs, mammals like dolphins, sea lions and whales have secretly been part of military programs since the time of Cold War. They possess some exclusive abilities which make them useful on the combat scene. Here’s a look at what makes them so special as well as other little-known aspects behind their use by armies in different parts of the world.

 

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