Zebra shark at centre of 'virgin birth' mysteryA lone zebra shark in a Dubai aquarium has prompted scientific interest after laying eggs for the fourth year in a row which hatch into healthy offspring.Zebedee, who lives in the Burj aAl Arab hotel's aquarium, has never had access to a male shark but that has not stopped her producing numerous live offspring.
Philip Hampsheir reports from Dubai.
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Which begs the question :Does there have to be a breeding family of lake creatures in order for lake creatures to exist as some claim? Maybe in isolation, a female is all that is needed.