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May 06, 2011
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Americans fascinated by K-9 from bin Laden raid

"Little is known about what may be the nation's most courageous dog"

By Liz Goodwin
The Lookout

ABBOTTABAD, Pakistan — Americans are fascinated by the anonymous U.S. Navy SEALs who daringly raided Osama bin Laden's Abbottabad, Pakistan compound this week, but one canine commando is attracting especially fervent interest.

According to the New York Times and the British tabloid The Sun, a military dog (not pictured) was strapped onto one of the assault team members as he was lowered out of a Black Hawk helicopter and began the operation that killed the notorious terrorist on Monday. But who is this canine hero?

Sadly, we know very little, and the Pentagon hasn't confirmed that a dog was even on the mission, much less release information about the canine's name or breed.

Read more on The Lookout.






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