"Animals in War" update, courtesy of my friend Matt, who has no monkeys: "Air Marshal Brian Burridge, commander of British forces in the Persian Gulf, said two mines were discovered in the Umm Qasr shipping channel and detonated Wednesday during a sweep by Royal Navy divers and specially trained, mine-detecting dolphins." The article, titled "Mine Discovery Delays Iraq Aid Arrival," is available on any site that subscribes to AP. For instance . . .