Dolphins are clearing underwater "mines" and sea lions are cuffing "terrorists" during homeland security training exercises in California this week. The Navy Marine Mammals program, begun during the Vietnam War and now being expanded into anti-terrorism work, was even brought in for the 1996 GOP convention, presumably to guard against underwater hippie protesters. More critter photos here . No word on how they feel about doing military service.
"We have been warned."
The lead researcher said that "this is the most powerful" methane seep he has...
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