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Australia Toddler bitten by dingo on Fraser Island

06:16  17 april  2021
06:16  17 april  2021 Source:   aap.com.au

Toddler bitten by dingo on Queensland's Fraser Island, airlifted to Bundaberg Hospital

  Toddler bitten by dingo on Queensland's Fraser Island, airlifted to Bundaberg Hospital A two-year-old boy has been bitten by a dingo on Fraser Island (K'Gari) and is now in Bundarberg Hospital.A dingo has attacked a two-year-old boy on Fraser Island (K'gari), with the child now in Bundaberg Hospital.

A two-year-old has been airlifted to hospital after a dingo attacked him on Queensland's Fraser Island.

a dog drinking water from a beach: Fraser Island has a history of dingo attacks. © Simon Renilson/AAP PHOTOS Fraser Island has a history of dingo attacks.

The boy has suffered deep puncture wounds and lacerations but his injuries aren't life-threatening.

Neighbours at the residential area of Orchid Beach called for help after hearing a commotion and finding the boy around 7am on Saturday.

He'd somehow slipped out of the house where he was staying with his family.

He has bite marks and puncture wounds to his left leg, left arm, base of the neck and shoulder, and lacerations on the back of his head.

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The attending paramedic said he was lucky there was only one dingo and not a pack.


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He is now at Bundaberg Hospital.

Rangers are interviewing witnesses.

A decision about how to manage the dingo will be made once the identification of the dog responsible for the attack is confirmed.

Key stakeholders, including Butchulla traditional owners, have been consulted, says the Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service.

The service is reminding visitors to Fraser Island, also called K'gari, not to feed or interact with animals as it can make them habituated to people and aggressive while seeking food.

The heritage-listed island has a history of dingo attacks, with authorities increasing on-the-spot fines for interfering with the dogs in 2019.

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