Wednesday 7 May 2014

Monkeys Protect Air Base from Bird Strikes

By Marc Lallanilla | May 05, 2014 04:09pm ET

In the annals of war, animals have answered the call of duty more than once.

There were the Mongolian horses that carried Genghis Khan and his invaders into battle, the elephants that took Hannibal's troops across the Alps and into Italy, and the dogs of war that have served faithfully as attack dogs, scouts, trackers and sentries.

Enter a new animal helper: the macaque monkey, which is now serving the People's Liberation Army of China by protecting an air base from birds, according to the Washington Post.

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