Vatican Recognises "Virgin Birth" Shark - Shrine to be Built

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Wednesday, 23 May 2007

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The Vatican has today released information regarding the new shrine to be built to the newly proven "Virgin Birth" by a female shark in captivity.

The shrine will be built alongside the Henry Doorly Zoo in Nebraska, where the shark gave birth to a pup in 2001 despite having had no contact with a male, and hopes to attract catholics the world over to bathe in its sacred waters.

The Catholic Church recognised the birth as " a miracle" once it had been scientifically proven.

The female shark will be canonised along with 4,560 frogs and 2 lizards.

The baby shark was tragically killed by a stingray hours after its birth. Stingrays are of course traditionally responsible for the deaths anything remotely saintly .A Vatican spokesman commented, "It died so that we might live"

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