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Killer dolphin escape story ‘absolutely fabricated,’ officials say

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Mar. 13, 2013 14:58
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Dolphins were trained at Sevastopol for the Soviet Navy as far back as 1973. They were trained to find military equipment such as mines on the seabed, as well as attacking divers and even carrying explosives on their heads to plant on enemy ships.
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News that three military dolphins escaped from the Sevastopol Aquarium sped around the Internet at lightning-speed in the last day.

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