UPDATE: Good news and bad news in our follow-up for this story. The good news is we retained a strong level of skepticism about this story's veracity. The bad, or "sad" news is that it indeed appears to have been too crazy to be true. Though, as we noted in our original post, the most important part about the dolphin training program (that is exists) appears to be completely legitimate and comports with similar programs employed by other governments around the world. But the claim that "armed" dolphins are on the loose does not. Original story begins below.
No, it’s not a promo for the latest Syfy movie. There are claims circulating that three dolphins, trained to attack humans, have escaped from a Ukrainian military training facility allegedly armed with head-mounted guns and knives.
Could this seemingly outrageous claim be true? Unfortunately, the U.S. media have nothing on a number of international publications that publish completely fabricated tales, often to scoreRead More »from Dolphins armed with guns and knives said to have escaped into wild, report claims