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Seals are trained to shoot, defuse mines in Russia | Daily Mail Online

Seals are trained to shoot, defuse mines in Russia | Daily Mail Online

They may look cute and friendly but seals could become modern warfare’s deadliest weapon – at least if this video is anything to go by.

Aquatic mammals Tito, 16, and Lilo, nine, have been trained to shoot, defuse bombs and raise naval flags.

Footage shows them firing water pistols at targets and even saluting their trainer at Baikal Seal Aquarium, in the city of Irkutsk, Russia.

 Their training is all in honour of the county’s Victory Day celebrations on Tuesday to commemorate the 72nd anniversary of the capitulation of Nazi Germany in 1945.

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