Shark spotted at Orchid Beach, Fraser Island.
Shark spotted at Orchid Beach, Fraser Island. Shane Meehan

Video emerges of huge shark metres from shoreline

A VIDEO posted to social media showing a large shark thrashing around in shallow waters off the Queensland coast has been shared over 1000 times.

The video, posted to Facebook by Shane Meehan yesterday, is captioned 'Why you shouldn't swim at Fraser'.

The epic footage shows the shark swimming just metres from the shoreline.

7 News Wide Bay is reporting the footage was taken at Orchid Beach on Fraser Island.


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