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Dolphins in the Navy

From the Series America's Animal Soldiers

In 2003, K-Dog swam quickly through the waters of the Persian Gulf. He had an important job to do. The enemy had hidden sea mines in the water. K-Dog had to find the bombs so that they wouldn’t explode and destroy U.S. ships. Although K-Dog’s name makes some people think he is a dog, the expert swimmer is actually a bottlenose dolphin. He was trained by the U.S. Navy to protect American sailors and ships from danger. In Dolphins in the Navy, kids get a behind-the-scenes look at the way the U.S. Navy trains dolphins so that they are prepared to help out at a moment’s notice. From hunting for deadly sea mines to searching for enemy divers, these heroic animals help out in ways that no humans ever could. Full-color photos and dramatic true stories bring these courageous sea animals and their brave missions to vivid life.

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Interest Level Grade 1 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 3
Category Hi-Lo
Subject Animals, Language Arts, Social Studies
Copyright 2012
Publisher Bearport Publishing
Language English
Number of Pages 24
Publication Date 2012-01-01
BISACS JNF003000
Dewey 359
Graphics Full-color photographs, Historical photographs
Dimensions 8 x 10
Lexile 940
Guided Reading Level N
ATOS Reading Level 5.3
Features Author/Illustrator biography, Detailed maps, Glossary of key words, Index, and Table of contents

Author: Meish Goldish