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Wongari (dingo) killed on K’gari (Fraser Island)
Issued: 7 March 2020
Queensland Parks & Wildlife Service (QPWS) officers, working with the Butchulla Aboriginal Corporation, are investigating an incident on K’gari (Fraser Island) which resulted in a wongari (dingo) being killed on Orchid Beach, on Friday evening (6.03.20) around 9pm.
QPWS has received multiple eyewitness accounts of a silver Landcruiser driving erratically along the beach front before hitting and killing a wongari.
Queensland Police have been notified and are assisting with the investigation.
The wongari carcass has been collected and an autopsy will be conducted.