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Four-legged SEALs

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So it seems the SEAL team that got Bin Laden included a "war dog" -- probably a German Shepherd -- trained to sniff out bombs and snipers, and to parachute from altitude:



Slate makes the inevitable "war cat" joke:

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scarlettina
May. 6th, 2011 04:30 pm (UTC)
I've got to say, that photograph of the soldier parachuting with the dog is hella impressive. Impressive man, impressive dog. That dog should get a medal. Seriously. Dogs were not built for dropping from the sky that way. (Well, neither were humans, but we have certain cognitive abilities that our respectable four-legged friends don't.) I'm just . . . gobsmacked.
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