Shaun the Sheep rides world’s fastest rollercoaster at Ferrari World Abu Dhabi

Shaun the Sheep at Ferrari World Abu Dhabi on Yas Island. Courtesy TCA Abu Dhabi
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Ferrari World might already be the world’s largest indoor theme park, boasting the world’s fastest rollercoaster, but now the Abu Dhabi attraction boasts what just might be another notable first.

The first theme park to host a cartoon farmyard animal? Perhaps.

In a publicity stunt bordering on absurd, Shaun the Sheep paid a visit to the Yas Island sight — hopping aboard the said rollercoaster for a ride.

Or a guy dressed in a fluffy sheep suit did anyway. The evidence, above, speaks for itself.

Shaun — a familiar sight to children worldwide thanks to his own TV show and recent eponymous cinema smash — is in town to promote his live show, which features dates in the capital and Al Ain as part of the continuing Abu Dhabi Summer Season.

Catch Shaun and the gang live at Abu Dhabi's Al Raha Beach Theatre in on July 23-25, or at Al Ain Municipality Theatre on July 30-August 1. Tickets can be purchased from