Sarasota, Florida: Great White Shark Hung by Tail

A large, apparently dead Great White fiberglass shark hangs from a strip mall sign to lure passing motorists.
Address:
5353 S. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL
Directions:
I-75 exit at Clark Road. Drive west and when you get to US Hwy 41/S. Tamiami Trail, turn right. The shark is about a mile ahead, on the right.
Admission:
Free
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Great White Shark.

Great White Shark Hung by Tail

Large shark hung by his tail. Had to go see it. There's also a Shells and Jewelry store in the same lot, with a shark head sticking out of the side of the building.

[Bordeauxbarb, 03/21/2019]

Shark op.

Large Hanging Great White Shark

Nice cool day, overcast and a lot of rain for Florida's driest month. Restaurant was hopping behind the shark.

[W Carter, 11/30/2014]

Great White Shark.

Great White Shark Hung by Tail

A large Great White Shark hangs in front of a restaurant and other businesses. I grew up near this river and years ago this business was a marina. We got marine gas there for 40 cents a gallon, which my Dad thought was expensive.

[B Carter, 07/31/2013]

Don't like the price of our gas? Talk to the shark!

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