Dolphins Find 130 year-old Torpedo

Training dolphins to find underwater mines can yield some unexpected results. When they indicated to their trainers they had found a mine, the team dismissed it as a false positive.


Finding an old torpedo last made in 1889 was a surprise.

This 130 year old Howell torpedo is the only other one still around, on display in the Navy Museum.

Here's the link to the story and details about what happens to this rare object:

The dolphins also found a lobster trap where it wasn't supposed to be.

And a car.
     Posted By: gdanea - Fri May 24, 2013
     Category: Animals

They have enslaved even the intelligent dolphin to do their dangerous work! Why can't the humans get themselves medically enhanced so they can dive deep, learn to hold their breath for 30min, take the risks?

Posted by Expat47 in Athens, Greece on 05/25/13 at 12:59 AM
Note to Expat:
I notice the dolphins are only flagging the targets they're supposed to, plus old, useless junk. Wanna bet that they're keeping quiet about the good stuff that they can use use later when they rebel against their human overlords?

"Hey, I found a live nuke!" "Cool, we'll come back later and add it to the rebellion's arsenal!"
Posted by Captain DaFt on 05/25/13 at 05:52 PM
Well, maybe. One can only hope that our brothers of the sea will take care of themselves.
Posted by Expat47 in Athens, Greece on 05/25/13 at 11:35 PM
Hell, they are even smarter than that! They are getting humans to clean up the dolphins habitat. "here's something, here's something else, better pick this up too..."
Posted by Patty in Ohio, USA on 05/26/13 at 07:35 AM
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