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NBC Evening News for Saturday, Feb 22, 2003
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(Studio: John Seigenthaler) Report introduced.

(Monterey, California: Dan Lothian) The military's training of sea lions to protect ships in the Persian Gulf featured; scenes shown of the mammals. [Navy Commander Jon WOOD†- says the animals detect something that does not belong.] [Civilian sea lion trainer Dr. Jennifer HURLEY‡, head trainer Brenda BRYAN†- explain the sea lions' underwater capabilities & agility.] [Monterey County ASPCA executive director Gary TESCORDIAN‡- says if the Navy uses them only for surveillance, it is admirable.]

Seigenthaler, John;
Lothian, Dan

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