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Armed dolphins allegedly escape in Ukraine

Posted on Thursday, 14 March, 2013 | Comment icon 53 comments | News tip by: Still Waters


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According to reports, three armed dolphins have escaped from a Ukrainian military training facility.

The bizarre headline has been circulating the web following claims that the escaped marine mammals have been trained to attack humans and are armed with knives and head-mounted machine guns. This isn't the first time a story like this has surfaced either, it has long been suspected that the Ukrainian military have been experimenting with training dolphins for deployment in armed combat. Other countries including the US have also experimented with similar concepts in the past.

At present it is unclear if the escape story is genuine or whether the whole thing is an exercise in political point scoring. The Ukrainian government has naturally denied the allegations, instead dismissing the claim as a "fabrication" and a "gross provocation."

"No, itís not a promo for the latest sci-fi movie. There are claims circulating that three dolphins have escaped from a Ukrainian military training facility armed with head-mounted guns and knives and trained to attack humans."

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Recent comments on this story
Comment icon #44 Posted by Sakari on 15 March, 2013, 1:01
"Sheep were also used to clear minefields during the 1980-1988 Iran-Iraq War." http://ecn.ab.ca/~puppydog/aa-art.htm That one, yes.....I mean the videos I watched, Zebras and such.
Comment icon #45 Posted by Yamato on 15 March, 2013, 1:04
jumping through burning rings? Yeah, a lot more than that, now that you mention it.
Comment icon #46 Posted by Ashiene on 15 March, 2013, 4:45
Rise of the Planet of the Dolphin-riding Apes.
Comment icon #47 Posted by The Silver Thong on 15 March, 2013, 4:47
Draft dodgers, net them asap
Comment icon #48 Posted by Jacques Terreur on 15 March, 2013, 13:42
Yeah, a lot more than that, now that you mention it. but WHAT?
Comment icon #49 Posted by Knight Of Shadows on 15 March, 2013, 14:00
we really could use some of those dolphins
Comment icon #50 Posted by seeder on 16 March, 2013, 8:03
"I know what you're thinking..... "Did he fire six shots... or only five?" Well, to tell you the truth... in all this excitement I kind of lost track myself. But being as this is a .44 Dolphin super-squirter... the most powerful handgun in the world, and would blow your head clean off.... you've got to ask yourself one question... Do I feel lucky? Well, do ya, punk?
Comment icon #51 Posted by spud the mackem on 16 March, 2013, 8:11
War at Sea
Comment icon #52 Posted by Melo - on 17 March, 2013, 22:04
Nooo! You idiots! You blew it up!!!! *planet of the apes reference* **with a funny dolphin twist**
Comment icon #53 Posted by -M7 on 2 September, 2013, 0:48
Ok...Were the dolphins armed during they're escape? And how did they escape in the first place? Were they in a pen or what? If they're armed, then we have a problem....And just waiting for them to run out of ammo is stupid. Dolphins with head-mounted machine guns? Whats next? Sharks with frickin laser beams attached to their frickin heads?


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