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May 09, 2011

Dogs of war

An interesting photo-essay at Foreign Policy about military dogs.

Dogs usually jump in tandem with their trainers, but when properly outfitted with flotation vests they can make short jumps into water on their own. A U.S. Navy SEAL, Mike Forsythe, and his dog, Cara -- pictured above -- recently broke the world record for "highest man/dog parachute deployment" by jumping from 30,100 feet.

Posted by joke du jour at May 9, 2011 06:03 PM

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