Creepy abandoned zoo has huge Great White Shark remains floating in dirty tank

Eerie photos have revealed the insides of an abandoned zoo which was once home to the remains of a great white shark floating lifelessly in a tank.

The spooky footage showed a pictures of the huge four metre predator nestled in the once bustling grounds of the Wildlife Wonderland Park in Victoria, Australia.

The park has been closed since 2012.

The taxidermy shark was suspended in a green tank of formaldehyde and incredibly had nearly all of its teeth intact.

Urban explorer Luke McPherson captured the terrifying find in 2018 and uploaded a video to social media.

He said: “Once I got the light behind the tank I was like ‘wow that’s creepy’!”

“The fumes were so bad you couldn’t last longer than a minute in that room, the formaldehyde must have been evaporating.

“The tank was huge and in bad condition, with a rusting metal frame and smashed panels of glass and trash thrown inside.”

The shark reportedly died in a fishing net in 1998 and was displayed in the park until its closure in 2012 following concerns of its animal welfare.

Later named Rosie, the shark remained an unknown quantity until the trepid explorer's post went viral.

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Over 11 million people have seen the shocking video.

A surge of interest in the shark was sparked after the video went viral and some individuals reportedly attempted to break into the abandoned park and see the creature for themselves.

And others allegedly attempted to destroy poor Rosie's tank.

But after supportive members of the public called for the shark to be safely moved, she was rehomed at a local Aussie business Crystal World and Prehistoric Journey in early 2019.

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Shane McAlister, an employee at the new home, told The Mail at the time: "To bring her back and actually put her on show for people is a once in a lifetime opportunity to do this and I'm just very bless and proud to be a part of it, Mr McAlister told Daily Mail at the time.

"Rosie herself has had a pretty amazing journey."

Trent Hooper, who founded the Save Rosie the Shark Facebook Page, also added his delight.

"She was close to being destroyed and thrown away," he said.

"It's such a great outcome. Australia rallied together to save Rosie and get her a forever home at Crystal World."

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