Thursday, March 01, 2007

Sweaters for dolphins

Sweaters for dolphins? Some people in Washington state are knitting hats, mittens and sweaters for dolphins. It's their way of needling the Navy.

The knitters are protesting the Navy's plans to use dolphins from warm San Diego to guard a Trident submarine base in cold Washington. The Navy insists the dolphins won't get the chills. Officials say the animals will patrol for only two hours apiece, before returning to their heated enclosures.

Quick "Facts about Dolphins"