Tag Archives: dolphins

October 13, 1987

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 1987, in San Diego, CA, the US Navy use dolphins as a military aid for the first time. The dolphins, Steve and Larry, where used to detect underwater mines and swimmers and report back … Continue reading

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September 15, 2011

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com in 2011 a previously unknown species of bottlenose dolphin was identified by researchers at Australia’s Monash University. They named it Tursiops australis. Sonya Fitzpatrick was contacted and asked why the dolphins had waited so long … Continue reading

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