Unexpectedly Employable Animals


Seeing-eye dogs, police dogs, and cutting horses: they have nothing on these unexpected employable animals. Some animals have very dangerous jobs. Well, certainly more dangerous than mine!

Since the late 1950s the U.S. military’s Marine Mammal Program has been working with dolphins and sea lions to see if they could be employed for the purpose of national security.

The dolphin’s echolocation and high intelligence make them ideal in detecting mines, patrolling harbours, guarding boats against unwanted underwater incursions and aid in the retrieval of lost equipment.


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Yes! National Defense! Its more important than anything else! So just assume anything cool being developed is being developed for "national defense" purposes! Lets spend more money on that! Paranoia! Fear! DEFENSE.
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