Only a few days ago some "Hamas frogmen" captured a dolphin making "suspicious movements" and discovered it to be outfitted with a tracking device and (Gaza authorities claimed) a crossbow apparently outfitted for marine mammals. (No joke; Jerusalem Post, August 19th.) Here are other supposed spy creatures, and the arresting governments.
  1. Two pigeons. Iran. 2008. (
  2. A kestrel. Which is a type of raptor. Which is a type of bird of prey. Which is a type of bird. Turkey, 2013. (
  3. A dozen squirrels. Iran, 2007. (
  4. A vulture. Saudi Arabia, 2011. (