The shark a great white named rosie died in a tuna fishing net in 1998. The shark that is displayed is a 5 metre great white shark.
Oceana calls accidental catches from the fishing industry one of the biggest issues facing sharks today an artist took rosie preserved her body and gave her to wildlife wonderland.
Australian abandoned aquarium shark. A dead great white shark floating in a tank of formaldehyde has been found in an abandoned australian wildlife park. Rosie the shark was originally found dead in 1998 in tuna fishing nets in south australia and had been preserved in the wildlife park in bass eastern victoria ever since. Her stuffed body was sent to the park at bass south east of melbourne temporarily but she was left there to rot when wildlife wonderland closed seven years ago.
The shark was captured in tuna fishing nets off south australia in 1998. It is dead and is a taxidermy pieceit died in 1998 in tuna fishing nets in south australia. The two tonne beast which has since been dubbed rosie for some reason was discovered towards the end of last year by aussie youtuber lukie mc who claimed the wildlife park was closed down.
A video uploaded to youtube shows the predator lying motionless in a tank at the. Melbournes shark was never intended to become art. Inside a creepy abandoned wildlife sanctuary complete with a monster great white shark and an overgrown building destroyed by squatters a preserved great white shark was found in an abandoned wildlife sanctuary the five metre beast was found floating in a tank of green and murky water the wildlife.
This fate is all too common for sharks. Mysterious giant shark discovered in abandoned wildlife park giant shark discovered at an abandoned wildlife park in melbourne australia. An abandoned wildlife park outside of melbourne that was.
Earlier in february luke mcpherson posted footage to his youtube channel of rosie languishing in the tank. Initially caught in 1998 off the south australian coast the great white was originally preserved for display at a victorian ecotourism center. It is being preserved in this tank in.
The shark dubbed rosie is believed to have been caught by fisherman in south australia in 1998 before eventually ending up at the former wildlife sanctuary.