Animal bombs: Bats, dogs, donkeys and others used as war weapons (VIDEO).

All the Times People Tried to Turn Animals Into Bombs

All the Times People Tried to Turn Animals Into Bombs

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March 3 2015 7:46 AM

Dogs, Donkeys … Bats?

All the animals people have tried to make into bombs.

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In Nigeria, officials have warned livestock owners that their animals could become a Boko Haram weapon to disrupt voters in the nation’s coming elections. As bizarre as that may sound, the use of animal weaponry is far from unprecedented. The video above considers some of the strangest examples—particularly from the American military.

Paca Thomas is a regular video contributor to Slate.