Norwegian fishermen discovered a beluga whale affixed with Russian gear last week, sparking fears that the Kremlin is further weaponizing sea mammals to assist in its naval operations.
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Last week, a fleet of commercial vessels was “harassed” by a suspected “spy” whale in the waters of Arctic Norway, The Washington Post reported. The animal repeatedly nudged up against the boats, when one crew noticed the beluga was wearing a tight harness.
A team from Norway’s Directorate of Fisheries — trained to release sea animals from netting and other foreign objects — responded to the scene and helped a local …read more
Source: The Blaze