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Armed Dolphins Released Into Gulf of Mexico

Zonk posted about 9 years ago | from the flippered-and-dangerous dept.

It's funny.  Laugh. 534

An anonymous reader writes "The Guardian is reporting on what may be the weirdest Hurricane Katrina story yet. Military trained dolphins may have been released into the wild by the Hurricane's devastation." From the article: "Experts who have studied the U.S. navy's cetacean training exercises claim the 36 mammals could be carrying 'toxic dart' guns. Divers and surfers risk attack, they claim, from a species considered to be among the planet's smartest. The U.S. navy admits it has been training dolphins for military purposes, but has refused to confirm that any are missing. Dolphins have been trained in attack-and-kill missions since the Cold War. The U.S. Atlantic bottlenose dolphins have apparently been taught to shoot terrorists attacking military vessels. Their coastal compound was breached during the storm, sweeping them out to sea. But those who have studied the controversial use of dolphins in the U.S. defence programme claim it is vital they are caught quickly."

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Sound a little fishy to me. (5, Funny)

seanadams.com (463190) | about 9 years ago | (#13647857)

What could be the porpoise of arming these creatures?

Before we starting carping on the ineptitude of our navy, I think we should more carefully exsalmon the situation - they may not be solely at fault. Perhaps Katrina is just a red herring here, and these killer dolphins have been floundering around for months. Maybe some deranged fool let them loose just for the halibut. Whoever is responsible should have their head on a pike.

Re:Sound a little fishy to me. (4, Funny)

klagermkii (791101) | about 9 years ago | (#13647870)

At least they're not armed with frickin' lasers!

Re:Sound a little fishy to me. (4, Insightful)

ubercombatwombat (803501) | about 9 years ago | (#13647879)

I seriously doubt they are armed. Weapons are usually put away unloaded.

COD...er...MOD PARENT UP (1)

soulctcher (581951) | about 9 years ago | (#13647887)

Best first post ever.

Re:Sound a little fishy to me. (1)

richdun (672214) | about 9 years ago | (#13647889)

Hmm, you have many points, but I must disagree. It smells fishy to me, and mostly because while I have smelled fish, I have yet to hear one.

And as a pre-emptive response, dolphins are mammals, not fish, so I stand by the above statement.

Re:Sound a little fishy to me. (1)

arfff (639863) | about 9 years ago | (#13647895)

Verrrrrry punny.

Re:Sound a little fishy to me. (2, Funny)

AviN456 (863971) | about 9 years ago | (#13647908)

I'd like to point out that the parent should be modded up FUNNY, not INTERESTING

Re:Sound a little fishy to me. (5, Funny)

seanadams.com (463190) | about 9 years ago | (#13647940)

I'd like to point out that the parent should be modded up FUNNY, not INTERESTING

I think it's pointless to fine tuna moderation like that.

Re:Sound a little fishy to me. (4, Funny)

Meagermanx (768421) | about 9 years ago | (#13648024)

You guys are just fishing for karma. why don't you sea if you can find something more useful to do with your time.

Re:Sound a little fishy to me. (0)

Anonymous Coward | about 9 years ago | (#13648056)

Meagermanx, meet sense of humor. Maybe one day you'll get along.

Re:Sound a little fishy to me. (4, Funny)

Anonymous Coward | about 9 years ago | (#13647911)

Comments like this just make me eel. I'm net that kind of buoy, sea? Fin the end, it seems we're scaling new depths, and it gills me to have to say it. Ok, I think this tail of roe is done.

Oh FUCK you (-1, Redundant)

Anonymous Coward | about 9 years ago | (#13647914)

You get +57 interesting and you had a witty +2 funny comment?!?!?!?! I'm quite pissed at the weak Mod fuckers, and I blame Karki. Funny, yes. But the MODS ARE OUT OF HAND!!!!!

Re:Sound a little fishy to me. (1)

Comatose51 (687974) | about 9 years ago | (#13647945)

That was the MOST brilliant/witty thing I've ever seen posted on Slashdot. Bravo!

Re:Sound a little fishy to me. (1)

eosp (885380) | about 9 years ago | (#13647954)

Maybe some deranged fool let them loose just for the halibut.

You meant hooligan, not fool, right?

Re:Sound a little fishy to me. (4, Funny)

dr_dank (472072) | about 9 years ago | (#13647965)

This must be a prank that the reporter swallowed hook, line, and sinker.

Re:Sound a little fishy to me. (5, Funny)

AndrewStephens (815287) | about 9 years ago | (#13648052)

I agree, this whole story is a load of carp.

Easy solution (5, Funny)

Anonymous Coward | about 9 years ago | (#13647860)

We just send out the robot sharks to killed the armed dolphins. Then we send out the exploding whales to take out the robot sharks.

Re:Easy solution (5, Funny)

Tablizer (95088) | about 9 years ago | (#13647993)

We just send out the robot sharks to kill the armed dolphins. Then we send out the exploding whales to take out the robot sharks.

Rumsfield, is that you?
       

first post (-1, Offtopic)

joe_bruin (266648) | about 9 years ago | (#13647862)

Nothing for you to see here. Please move along.

welcom (1, Funny)

drewfuss (872683) | about 9 years ago | (#13647863)

I, for one, welcome our new dolphin overlords.

Flipper (-1, Redundant)

Anonymous Coward | about 9 years ago | (#13647865)

I for one welcome our dart-toting dolphin overlords. Oh, and first post.

Obligatory... (0, Redundant)

rasafras (637995) | about 9 years ago | (#13647866)

Do they have laser beams?

Re:Obligatory... (0, Redundant)

Spock the Vulcan (196989) | about 9 years ago | (#13647872)

As long as they are not "fricking" laser beams...

Dart guns??!! (3, Funny)

TheGuano (851573) | about 9 years ago | (#13647867)

All I asked for are some frickin' sharks with frickin' laser beams on their heads!!

Re:Dart guns??!! (1)

evanism (600676) | about 9 years ago | (#13647985)

you stole my material!

Re:Dart guns??!! (1)

TheGuano (851573) | about 9 years ago | (#13648025)

And yet, sadly for both of us, it seems to be the schtick of fully half the posts on this thread.

One miiiiiillion dollars (0, Redundant)

RaffiRai (870648) | about 9 years ago | (#13647869)

Can I be the first person to make that joke? I doubt it, but let's try :)

Thanks for all the fish (1, Funny)

Anonymous Coward | about 9 years ago | (#13647873)

Thanks for all the fish!

I for one... (0, Redundant)

Approaching.sanity (889047) | about 9 years ago | (#13647874)

welcome the gulfs new dart gun shooting flipper waving overlords.

What? Someone was going to say it.

Frickin'.... (1, Redundant)

Audent (35893) | about 9 years ago | (#13647877)

blah blah laser
blah blah welcome new overlords
blah blah cluster of these
blah blah blah blah

Frickaseein' wabbits

Re:Frickin'.... (5, Funny)

kflash15 (252578) | about 9 years ago | (#13647924)

you forgot... blah blah blah do they run linux?

Re:Frickin'.... (1)

eosp (885380) | about 9 years ago | (#13647988)

And... blah blah blah can we make a beowulf cluster out of 'em?

Re:Frickin'.... (1)

DeathElk (883654) | about 9 years ago | (#13648016)

And... All your seaworlds are belong to us **flipper clap flipper clap**

Re:Frickin'.... (0)

Anonymous Coward | about 9 years ago | (#13648039)

In the gulf of soviet mexico, military trained Hurricane released into the wild by dolphins.??

Re:Frickin'.... (0)

Anonymous Coward | about 9 years ago | (#13647957)

Been coding in c++ lately? Seem to me you might have a templatitis

Toxic darts? (0, Redundant)

Snad (719864) | about 9 years ago | (#13647883)

What, no frickin' "lasers"?

So long... (0, Redundant)

ScriptMonkey (660975) | about 9 years ago | (#13647885)

So long, and thanks for all the fish!

Dr... Dr. Evil (0, Redundant)

robvangelder (472838) | about 9 years ago | (#13647886)

More fricken laser beam equipped sharks jokes.

In Soviet Russia Dolphins Kill You! (1)

Real World Stuff (561780) | about 9 years ago | (#13647888)

Oh, wait, damn...

Whats next? (0, Redundant)

scmcclain (698239) | about 9 years ago | (#13647890)

Sharks with frickin' lasers on their heads?

So long.. (5, Funny)

brohan (773443) | about 9 years ago | (#13647891)

So long and thanks for all the toxic darts..

That dumbfuck Zonk... (-1, Flamebait)

Anonymous Coward | about 9 years ago | (#13647893)

...categorizes this as funny. Zonk, you are a dumbfuck.

The dolphins have FLIPPERED out. (5, Funny)

The_Spectry (900377) | about 9 years ago | (#13647894)

Holy crap flipper just killed my entire family.

On a serious note I say the answer is to just buy a bunch of six packs of beer, drink em and then toss the can rings into the ocean. TV has told me this will kill all manner of marine life. TV is seldom innacurate.

Re:The dolphins have FLIPPERED out. (1)

eosp (885380) | about 9 years ago | (#13647913)

We all need an excuse.

Re:The dolphins have FLIPPERED out. (0, Troll)

IWorkForMorons (679120) | about 9 years ago | (#13647963)

Flipper??? I knew him as James, the Nigger-Hating Dolphin...

Re:The dolphins have FLIPPERED out. (0)

Anonymous Coward | about 9 years ago | (#13648019)

Mods: It's from Chapelle's Show, dumbass. Grow a sense of humour...

Re:The dolphins have FLIPPERED out. (1)

Shishberg (819760) | about 9 years ago | (#13648020)

TV is seldom innacurate.

Like Slashdot spelling.

Nobody expects the pedantic inquisition!

Dolphins with Toxic darts? (2, Funny)

KarmaBlackballed (222917) | about 9 years ago | (#13647896)

What about the sharks with lasers on their heads? Were they at different facilities?

Tracking...? (2, Funny)

JediLow (831100) | about 9 years ago | (#13647899)

Doesn't the Navy have some sort of tracking system for their dolphins...? I'd assume so at least.

Oooh, I got one... (5, Funny)

Audent (35893) | about 9 years ago | (#13647903)

In 1972/2005 a crack commando unit was sent to prison by a military court/accidentally released into the wild for a crime they didn't commit/by a hurricane.

These men/dolphins promptly escaped from a maximum security stockade/maximum security pool to the Los Angeles/Texas underground.

Today, still wanted by the government, they survive as soldiers of fortune. If you have a problem, if no one else can help, and if you can find them, maybe you can hire the A-Team.
Warning - will work for mackerel.

In other news... (2)

overclocker1337 (917766) | about 9 years ago | (#13647921)

In other news today, Dr. Evil has issued a reward for the return of his precious aquatic minions

no fishing (0)

Anonymous Coward | about 9 years ago | (#13647909)

hmm... guess im not going fishing for a week or so

Flipper with Lasers? (0)

Anonymous Coward | about 9 years ago | (#13647910)

Flipper with Lasers = Flipaser

Sounds like a great UPN show!

WEIRD. (0, Redundant)

priestx (822223) | about 9 years ago | (#13647915)

Do they have lasers on top of their heads too? Throw me a friggin' bone here.

OH MY GOD, FLIPPER!! (1)

rob_squared (821479) | about 9 years ago | (#13647918)

RUN FOR YOUR LIVES! Someone, find a shark to save me!

don't mess with the dolphins (0)

Anonymous Coward | about 9 years ago | (#13647919)

I wouldn't want to get into a fight with one of those dolphins. Fortunately dolphines are peaceful animals, unlike some humans.

Re:don't mess with the dolphins (3, Insightful)

uberdave (526529) | about 9 years ago | (#13648051)

I was watching a show on this the other day. Apparently the dolphins are trained as if it is a game. When they kill for real they are traumatized by it and become useless to the navy at that point. Unfortunately they have no better means of dealing with underwater demolitions teams than tricking fun-loving creatures into becoming murderers.

WHat's next? (0)

Anonymous Coward | about 9 years ago | (#13647925)

Sharks with 'frickin laser beams', now dolphins with 'toxic darts'.

What's next? Whales with tasers?

Movie plot (5, Insightful)

Tablizer (95088) | about 9 years ago | (#13647927)

This sounds like a plot right out of a B sci-fi action movie; the kind where you go, "nah, that can't happen".

Re:Movie plot (5, Funny)

Wilson_6500 (896824) | about 9 years ago | (#13648043)

Hey, I just had a great idea for a B sci-fi movie! It's totally unrelated to what we're discussing here, but it involves killer dolphins and a big hurricane. The tagline: "God made them smart. Man made them killers. Nature set them free!"

Obligatory South Park/Simpsons reference (1)

abergou (674497) | about 9 years ago | (#13647932)

Simpsons already did it.

You know (0, Troll)

CptChipJew (301983) | about 9 years ago | (#13647933)

The US military is getting way too much money if they have enough to experiment with stuff like this.

Re:You know (1)

Phil06 (877749) | about 9 years ago | (#13647974)

I agree they have too much money but this story is a complete and total load of crap.

We are in trouble. (0)

Anonymous Coward | about 9 years ago | (#13647935)

I have a hard enough time capturing my dog when he gets loose, and he doesn't even have any weapons. I fear we will lose a good deal of Marines in the fight to catch these dolphins. On the other hand, maybe they will have better luck finding bin Laden than we have...

Frickin' dart guns (1, Funny)

Geoffreyerffoeg (729040) | about 9 years ago | (#13647939)

- You know, I have one simple request. And that is to have sharks with frickin' laser beams attached to their heads! Now evidently my cycloptic colleague informs me that that cannot be done. Ah, would you remind me what I pay you people for, honestly? Throw me a bone here! What do we have?
- Dolphins.
- ...Right.
- They're US Navy dolphins.
- Do they have frickin' dart guns attached to their heads?
- Absolutely.
- Oh well, that's a start.

Natural enemies? (1)

TheLoneDanger (611268) | about 9 years ago | (#13647943)

Wouldn't dolphins with toxic darts be natural enemies of sharks with laser beams? Our only hope would seem to be if they fight and mutually destroy one another. If they should band together... may god help us all...

US armed dolphins vs Korean armed robots (1)

timeToy (643583) | about 9 years ago | (#13647944)

Which is the most stupid ?

And Slashdot continues to slide... (1, Offtopic)

gorim (700913) | about 9 years ago | (#13647950)

The more Slashdot posts articles with such poor premise, especially the these pseudo-science tin-hat articles, the less I read Slashdot.

poor you... (1)

weighn (578357) | about 9 years ago | (#13648032)

I think its great. Can't wait for the coverage of how homoginized milk is eating holes in my brain and how drinking colloidal silver will save me.

Meanwhile, I think these dolphins will head for the nearest node in the global grid system, gather a bunch of other dolphins together and plan the downfall of our corrupt leaders. It's a joke...

could be... (5, Insightful)

YrWrstNtmr (564987) | about 9 years ago | (#13647952)

Experts who have studied the US navy's cetacean training exercises claim the 36 mammals could be carrying 'toxic dart' guns.

And every military aircraft that flies 'could be' carrying nuclear weapons.

But they arent.

Flipper? (1)

highwaytohell (621667) | about 9 years ago | (#13647953)

Will the dolphins come back from active duty with Great Barrier Reef Syndrome and attempt suicide by swimming into plastic beer can holders?

This just in... (5, Funny)

TripMaster Monkey (862126) | about 9 years ago | (#13647955)

Chaos reigned in the administration today as it received a communication from "Skippy", a Navy-trained bottlenose dolphin who was liberated from his holding tank along with 35 other dolphins when Hurricane Katrina struck.

In the communication, Skippy confirmed that he and the other dolphins were indeed armed, declared himself and his compatriots "freedom fighters" for an organization called the "Cetacean Liberation Front" or "CTF", and demanded that all other wrongfully imprisoned cetaceans be released immediately, or the group would initiate hostilities against surfers, SCUBA divers, and windsurfers.

The following is a transcript of this communication:
EeeeeeeEEE EEEe eree e E eEeeeeee eEee eEEEEE eEee EREEEEEEE EEEEEEEEE EeeeeEEE EE eEEEEE. EEEE E E eeEE eee EE E eEeeEeeee eeE EEEEe EeeE eeE EEEEEEEEEEEE! EEEEE eE e eEEE E EE e eeee eEE eEE eeeee EE EE e EEEEEEEE e EEEEEEEE!!! EEE! EEEE E E EEEEE E E EEEE EE EEEE EEEEE!!!

At this point, the administration still has issued no official statement concerning this situation.

Fear mongering (4, Insightful)

enbody (472304) | about 9 years ago | (#13647956)

The article says they could be dangerous "if equipped with special harnesses carrying toxic darts." There is nothing to indicate that there is any evidence that they were armed. Think about it: with a Category 5 hurricane coming their way with days of warning they are going to leave them armed?

Someone is fear mongering.

Re:Fear mongering (1)

tonyr60 (32153) | about 9 years ago | (#13648014)

The article equally could have said they could be dangerous "if equipped with 50 Megaton Nuclear war heads" but did not. Is this because they did not want to spread fear and panic?????

Well, this is pretty bad news... (0, Redundant)

heelios (887437) | about 9 years ago | (#13647958)

But let me be the first to welcome our armed dolphin overlords!

Isn't it a bit late... (1)

Jeian (409916) | about 9 years ago | (#13647960)

... for April Fools jokes?

Re:Isn't it a bit late... (1)

rawyin (870144) | about 9 years ago | (#13648007)

What amazes me will be how many people actually believe this. :)

Flying in the face of common sense (why in gods name would dolphins be kept in holding WEARING harnesses equipped with toxic darts?) this is assinine. I suppose this was just so they can swim around and shoot each other so they can have kinky dolphin action? "Oh yeah Flipper, that was a good one. Give me another hit."

Seriously. Anyway, I'm sure the aliens will have picked them up long before we find them and left nothing but a floating bouy flashing "So long and thanks for all the fish" into the skyline.

They Called Him... (5, Funny)

SteevR (612047) | about 9 years ago | (#13647961)

Flipper! Flipper!
He'll Dart you Faster than lightning
No Dolphin you see
Has more bloodlust than he

Thank the Navy! Navy!
For this stupendous new blunder
stalking there under...
under the sea!

So long.... (5, Funny)

VonGuard (39260) | about 9 years ago | (#13647964)

and thanks for all the guns.

they are smart , but... (3, Funny)

stontu (886760) | about 9 years ago | (#13647971)

how the heck dolphins knows who is a terrorist? and if they are trained since the cold war, they are trained to kill comunists... now...how the heck dolphins knows who is a communist?

Re:they are smart , but... (2, Insightful)

Solr_Flare (844465) | about 9 years ago | (#13648004)

Dolphins are very good at distinguishing items underwater. Likely they are trained so that they don't shoot anyone wearing something classified that can identify them underwater. That way they leave any navy divers alone. Anyone else who enters the waters around the sub gets shot. Which is probably also why the darts just incapacitate instead of kill in case someone accidentally wanders into the area.

Re:they are smart , but... (4, Informative)

gremlins (588904) | about 9 years ago | (#13648031)

The history channel had a show on the Dolphins. They are trained to do things like look for mines or spot enemy divers in a bay. If the dolphin sees a diver he doesn't know he will poke them with is nose. I don't think it matters who they are. The way this kills the diver is that the dolphins have these special nose guns that go off on inpact.

Not a big deal (5, Informative)

gremlins (588904) | about 9 years ago | (#13647976)

I heard about 6 other dolphins from the area that got free and they found all 6 hanging out as close as they could get to their former pen.

It's because of the walls in the pens. (2, Funny)

TheGuano (851573) | about 9 years ago | (#13648005)

There's something about them. They make you institutionalized. At first you hate them. Then you learn to live with them. And before you know it, you find yourself depending on them.

Could the dolphins train other dolphins? (1, Funny)

Anonymous Coward | about 9 years ago | (#13647982)

But those who have studied the controversial use of dolphins in the U.S. defence programme claim it is vital they are caught quickly.

I think they fear the notion of these dolphins training other dolphins to attack humans.

Eh.. (1)

Lord_Dweomer (648696) | about 9 years ago | (#13647983)

Well, its not quite sharks, but it'll do....it'll do....

Right... (1)

Spetiam (671180) | about 9 years ago | (#13647984)

"Experts who have studied the U.S. navy's cetacean training exercises claim the 36 mammals could be carrying 'toxic dart' guns."

Right, because the dolphins would be equipped, locked and loaded when held (i.e., not engaged in training exercises) in "their coastal compound."

Oh wait, I forgot to put on my tin foil hat.

There we go... Egads!!! I must now cancel my scuba trip in the Gulf!

Go kill Bud! (1)

penguin_strut (751980) | about 9 years ago | (#13647986)

Luckily, dolphins are notoriously poor dart-hunters...thank god they weren't armed with their requisite slingshots, which they've been known to use for highly ritualized "ethnic cleansings." Why do you think that most large semitic populations are inland?

Ahem...trained to shoot terrorists?! Is part of their plan to break our collective will coordinated attacks on Sea World and the nation's beaches?

"Sir, Officer Toodles noticed that you were wearing an especially bulky overcoat this July..."

Oh, ok. Right. This is believable. (5, Insightful)

bazonkers (744424) | about 9 years ago | (#13647989)

Are you trying to tell me that these dolphins are sitting around in their tanks with 'toxic dart' guns attached to them AT ALL TIMES? Do they shoot these darts from their asses? I can believe that maybe there are trained dolphins, and maybe they escaped, but that they can shoot unsuspecting divers with toxic dart guns?
Please. What a craptastic, misleading headline for Slashdot. I don't comment much here on Slashdot but in the name of all that is holy, who posts this crap?

At least it's not a dupe, yet.

Those are some badass sea mammals. (0)

Anonymous Coward | about 9 years ago | (#13647992)

So long, and thanks for all the fish motherf*ckers!

Lame jokes (0, Flamebait)

Viper Daimao (911947) | about 9 years ago | (#13647994)

Talk about being thrown a freakin bone here. Its like the editors are asking for 100s of Dr Evil jokes. Just go watch the movie people!

Fish Tale (1)

Tablizer (95088) | about 9 years ago | (#13648009)

"And you should've seen the one that got away!"

I for one... (1)

relifram66 (899283) | about 9 years ago | (#13648012)

I for one welco... Never mind.

Hysteria (1)

tarranp (676762) | about 9 years ago | (#13648017)

I don't think the dolphins are equipped with their arms while living in the holding tanks. Such weapons, if they still exist, would be typically strapped on at the beginning of a patrol.

I smell some fear-mongering here

hacked dolphins = aquatic terrorism (2, Interesting)

illlfates (917771) | about 9 years ago | (#13648022)

from the article:
"Usually dolphins were controlled via signals transmitted through a neck harness. 'The question is, were these dolphins made secure before Katrina struck?' said Sheridan."

Is this to imply that these dolphins aren't relying on their friendly master's familiar scent or unique vocal pattern?? Their friendly master might not be friendly at all, and just a computer operated by a human, and any human at that!

I must find these dolphins.

Meanwhile, somewhere in the Atlantic Ocean.... (5, Funny)

daranz (914716) | about 9 years ago | (#13648028)

"Conn, sonar! We have an unidentified contact, bearing three-five-niner, range unknown!"
"What the hell? That sounds really weird... I never heard anything that quiet, but yet surely, there's something th---"
"DARTS IN THE WATER! Incoming darts!"

Next day:
An American Sub Sunk During Routine Exercises
The DoD still hasn't released any detailes about the incident, although they have confirmed that a Seawolf class submarine took a hit from an unknown weapon during a routince training exercise in the northern part of the Atlantic. It is speculated that the submarine was wrongly identified as a terrorist vessel by a squadron of the Dolphin Anti-Terrorist Task force. The Departament of Defense refused to comment.

I guess they had it right on the Simpsons... (1)

HerculesMO (693085) | about 9 years ago | (#13648036)

Dolphins will soon rule the world.

Oh well, I guess there are worse ways to go. At least we won't be ruled by catfish. They are some ugly motherfuckers. :)

they're not always 'learning' what you think... (5, Informative)

SuperBanana (662181) | about 9 years ago | (#13648047)

The US Atlantic bottlenose dolphins have apparently been taught to shoot terrorists attacking military vessels.

Huh. How'd they do that?

I hope they didn't do it in the same way the Russian army taught dogs to drop satchel charges under German tanks. You see, they used Russian tanks to train them. So when they got into battle with the Germans, what did the dogs do when given live, armed satchel charges? Delivered them right under Russian tanks, of course. That plan was rather quickly abandoned.

The US Army hasn't faired much better; they armed bats with incendiary devices [wikipedia.org] - the plan was that, release from a plane over Japan, they'd find refuged in building overhangs and whanot. They were kept calm by refridgeration. So during one of the trial runs (incidentally, the first trial run with live ammo), some genius decides they need a picture of the bats. It's pitch dark, so the photographer uses a flash. Which not only wakes up the bats, but startles them as well...

...and as they say, "hilarity ensued."

Guys, they're used for mine clearing (0)

Anonymous Coward | about 9 years ago | (#13648053)

See http://www.dolphinlovers.com/dolphins-mine.php [dolphinlovers.com]

Slashdot is getting exceedingly silly lately. If we want silliness, well go to democraticunderground or dailykos, thanks very much.

US Space Command...to the rescue! (3, Funny)

Easy2RememberNick (179395) | about 9 years ago | (#13648054)

General Lance Lord, we need you!

  General "Ohhh, so now you like our dolphin jamming satellites!"
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