How do you feel about the use of dolphins in military operations?
If there is any kind of animal abuse in this case then the answer is obvious, so for the purpose of this question let’s assume these animals are being properly cared for
Dolphins and other marine mammals have been used in military operations since Vietnam. They’re used for things such as equipment retrieval, mine detection and swimmer detection.
If you are for: Do you think it’s unethical to put these animals in harms way? Do you find it unfair to involve them in war-scenarios that were created by man, to exploit their intelligence?
If you are against: Do you think it’s reasonable to utilize a dolphins unique abilities if it means saving human lives? Are you also opposed to using canines against armed gunmen and sniffing out bombs?