Trojan Horse?

When a polo pony from the royal compound in Jordan plunged into the Gulf of Aqaba and swam to the Israeli resort town of Eilat, local authorities took no chances. They checked to see if the defector was booby-trapped. It wasn't. Though Jordan and Israel are technically at war, Israeli officials returned the pony through a U.N. go-between.


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