Saturday, January 07, 2006

Wedding to dolphin...just a joke?

A WOMAN who made headlines around the world when she "married a dolphin" says the incident was just a bit of fun.Dolphin lover Sharon Tendler, of Redbridge Lane East, Redbridge, said she took part in the bizarre wedding ceremony with a 35-year-old male dolphin called Cindy, as "a fun thing for me and my friends" after one of them joked about her being single at the age of 41.

She was on holiday at the Israeli beach resort of Eilat last week when she asked Cindy's trainer Maya Zilber for the dolphin's flipper in marriage."I have been going there for 15 years and I said'I am going to end up marrying Cindy.' "It was a bit of fun."

Quick "Facts about Dolphins"