In times of war, animals are often utilized by the military. We all know about war horses and dogs, but below are also some animals you probably didn’t know had been used for warfare.
 
Bats
Used to carry bombs in experiments, people quickly figured out this was a terrible idea!

 
Sea Lions
The Navy often recruits them as deep sea divers!

 
Elephants
These enormous mammals have often been used to transport large objects and also to mount weapons.

 
Pigs
They have also been used to transport items during times of war.

 
Cattle
Herds of oxen were often used to transport military forces back in the day.

 
Pigeons
They have been used to deliver messages, but also as flying bombs!

 
Dogs
Man’s best friend is used for all sorts of tasks ranging from attacking enemies, searching for wounded soldiers and even detecting mines!

 
Dolphins
What? No way! The Navy has used dolphins to detect mines before.

 
Rats
They have often been used to spread disease among enemy soldiers, but also to carry explosive devices behind enemy lines.

 
Camels
In desert areas, camels have been used to transport soldiers and various items.

 
Rhinos
From early times of war, there is some historical evidence that rhinos were used as attack animals.

 
Now you know which animals have been kicking ass in various ways during times of war!