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    Hamas Says It Caught an Israeli Dolphin Spy

    Was it a fightin’ Flipper? A Hamas naval unit has reportedly captured a marine mammal armed with camera equipment and arrows off the Gaza Coast. It’s not the first time the Jewish state’s neighbors have made militant animal claims: Turkey and Sudan accused them of using birds tagged with tracking devices in recent years, and an Egyptian official once suggested that tourist-chomping sharks were controlled by Israel. Bizarre, maybe — but the U.S. and others have recruited surveillance marine mammals for years, so perhaps a dolphin hostage drama is about to surface.

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