THE SHARKS OF LOVE!

The Birmingham National Sea Life Centre hope the predators can get it on with the aid of the Walrus Of Love...

THE SHARKS OF LOVE!
BARRY WHITE is to be played to sharks in BIRMINGHAM an attempt to increase their virility.

Songs performed by the Walrus of Love will be played to the fish at the Birmingham National Sea Life Centre from next week (February 12). The idea stems from research in the US that claims fish can appreciate different types of music.

Center curator Josie Sutherland said: "Research showed that fish process music in a similar way to humans and can even appreciate different tunes and melodies. We'll play lots of different types of music from Barry White to modern pop classics and note the reaction of the sharks to each.

"We'll soon know if it does the trick because in the early stages of shark courtship the male chases the female at high speed and attempts to bite her back and pectoral fin."

The experiment may be extended to include different types of fish at the centre.

Read More On This Artist

More News
Lorde, Chemical Brothers and Miguel team up for 'This Is Not A Game' from 'Hunger...
Taylor Swift pays tribute to New York in new single 'Welcome To New York'
Chvrches, Foals, SBTRKT rescore 'Drive' with brand new soundtrack - listen
FKA Twigs directs and stars in video for Google Glass - watch
Julian Casablancas: 'I very much enjoy playing with The Strokes!'
Rapper who cut off his penis becomes stand-up comedian
Flying Lotus announces Spring 2015 UK and Ireland tour
East 17's Brian Harvey gatecrashes Downing Street 'asking to see the Prime Minister'
Smashing Pumpkins announce new album 'Monuments To An Elegy' – hear new song...
Interpol unveil video for new single 'My Desire'
U2 manager hails 'great result' as 'free' album charts at Number Six
Jamie T backs Damon Albarn to win Mercury Prize with 'masterpiece' 'Everyday...
Ash's Tim Wheeler discusses how his father's dementia influenced his new album
Status Quo duo say they like Haim and Taylor Swift but have never heard of Royal Blood
Fat White Family announce one-off CMJ gig this Wednesday
Radio 1 apologises for Lily Allen's on-air swearing
Sleater-Kinney announce new album and March 2015 UK tour dates
The Charlatans announce new album 'Modern Nature' – listen to new song 'So Oh'
Taylor Swift criticises 'sexist' speculation about her love life
TV On The Radio debut new song 'Could You' live
Cam'ron sells Ebola masks with his own face on
Unheard Sleater-Kinney song discovered in new boxset – listen

More News

Comments

Please login to add your comment.

Latest Tickets - Booking Now
 
Know Your NME
 

 
NME Store & Framed Prints
Inside NME.COM