The unveiling of the preserved body of hermit sheep Shrek
will not take place until next year.
Following Shrek's death in June 2011 at Bendigo Station, near
Tarras, some of his remains were mounted by Queenstown
taxidermist David Jacobs and sent to Te Papa museum in
Wellington earlier this year for a display.
In September, a spokeswoman from Te Papa said November was
set down as the tentative launch date for the Shrek
However, a different spokesperson told the Otago Daily
Times this week there had ''never been plans confirmed
for an exhibition of Shrek the Sheep to open in 2013''.
However, a spokesperson said Te Papa was still working on the
Shrek's owner, John Perriam, could not be reached for comment
on the planned unveiling this week.