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New York Aquarium's Bertha The Shark Dies At 43
posted by Omar Robau @ 4/03/2008 12:08:00 AM
The oldest living shark living at the New York aquarium dies. Bertha was caught in 1965 by a local fisherman and brought to the aqarium. Though it is not clear how long the life span of a tiger shark is Bertha was beleived to have died for reasons of old age.Coney Island Loses a Very Old Shark [The Gowanus Lounge]
The New York Post reports:
"A beloved resident of Coney Island," according to aquarium director Jon Forrest Dohlin, Bertha "was a great animal and a symbol for the plight of all sharks in the wild."
CONEY IS. SHARK DIES [New York Post]