Dolphins possess the most sophisticated sonar system known to man, and are     used by the US Navy to locate mines in deep water. This bottlenose dolphin     was clearing shipping lanes during the war in Iraq in 2003.      							Picture: Getty

Dolphins possess the most sophisticated sonar system known to man, and are used by the US Navy to locate mines in deep water. This bottlenose dolphin was clearing shipping lanes during the war in Iraq in 2003. Picture: Getty

1980s Technology !  I wonder how we can work that in (other than the Car phone bit)?

1980s Technology ! I wonder how we can work that in (other than the Car phone bit)?

Pigeons in the Great War: A Complete History of the Carrier Pigeon Service during the Great War, 1914 to 1918

Pigeons in the Great War: A Complete History of the Carrier Pigeon Service during the Great War, 1914 to 1918

Homing pigeons were often used to send messages. In World War II alone, the UK used an estimated 250,000 homing pigeons to discretely get messages out from troops behind enemy lines.   The British upped the ante by training a small force of peregrine falcons to patrol the coast of Great Britain and intercept outgoing homing pigeons. The project was successful, at least two enemy pigeons were captured alive.

Homing pigeons were often used to send messages. In World War II alone, the UK used an estimated 250,000 homing pigeons to discretely get messages out from troops behind enemy lines. The British upped the ante by training a small force of peregrine falcons to patrol the coast of Great Britain and intercept outgoing homing pigeons. The project was successful, at least two enemy pigeons were captured alive.

Fiery-throated Hummingbird - There are about 338 different species of hummingbirds. There are few other birds that rival the spectacular iridescence of the Fiery-throated Hummingbird. Found only in the cloud forest of Costa Rica and western Panama.

Fiery-throated Hummingbird - There are about 338 different species of hummingbirds. There are few other birds that rival the spectacular iridescence of the Fiery-throated Hummingbird. Found only in the cloud forest of Costa Rica and western Panama.

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