Rodney the Zebra shark
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Lovelorn zebra shark from Portsmouth goes on blind date

A lovelorn shark is being moved from a Portsmouth aquarium for a blind date with a female.

Rodney, a zebra shark, has been living at the Blue Reef Aquarium in Southsea but is set to move to a tank in Cheshire in the hope he will mate with Dotty.

At 1.5m (5ft) in length, he is outgrowing his tank.

He is being prepared for the 240-mile (390km) journey to Blue Planet Aquarium in Ellesmere Port where he will be introduced to his new tank-mate.

Staff are keeping their fingers crossed for some zebra shark babies in the not too distant future.

  • 09 Feb 2017