Your WTF for the day – Military dolphins

It seems strange that military dolphins even exist, much less that their is a Wiki page for them. Of course there are many examples of animals being used during war time. But the best part has to be the link to an old 2000 BBC article entitled “Iran buys kamikaze dolphins”.

Dolphins trained to kill for the Soviet Navy have been sold to Iran – but what they will do in the Persian Gulf is a mystery.

Dolphins and other aquatic mammals were trained by Russian experts to attack warships and enemy frogmen, but when funding for the project ceased, many were moved to a private dolphinarium to perform for tourists.


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