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Weirdest animals used in war

Posted on Apr 28, 2013 in Us and them

Weirdest animals used in war

  It’s not just men and women that brave the frontlines of war – it’s dogs, rats, dolphins and even bears, too! Share       THE FURRY PRIVATE – VOYTEK THE BEAR Voytek, a bear found by Polish armed forces as a cub in the 1940s, is likely the only ursine on record to have served as a member of military!  Voytek was trained to carry equipment and artillery for Polish soldiers, and was officially enlisted as a private in the artillery.  Voytek would survive WWII – and spent his retirement at Edinburgh Zoo for almost twenty...

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