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Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service, Butchulla Land and Sea Rangers, Butchulla Aboriginal Corporation staff and Queensland police staff are committed to ensuring ‘dingo-safe’ behaviours from everyone on K’gari.(more…)
The Butchulla Aboriginal Corporation is reminding visitors to please be “Wongari (dingo) Safe” on K’gari (Fraser Island).(more…)
In record time, the introduced insect responsible for Pandanus dieback, Jamella australiae, spread across the eastern shores of Fraser Island, leaving a wake of destruction.(more…)
The final session at the 8th Biennial K’gari (Fraser Island) Conference was a Q&A forum.(more…)
Reporting on the 8th Biennial K’gari (Fraser Island) Conference(more…)
For those of you interested in keeping up with current research, this paper was recently published in the Australian Journal of Zoology by Linda Behrendorff, Luke K.-P. Leung and Benjamin L. Allen. (more…)
We know that dingoes eat figs to supplement their diet. But what happens when they have a belly-full of fermenting fruit? Can they over-imbibe and become inebriated like the parrots? It seems they can. They might stagger around a bit, but at least they don’t fall out of trees! (more…)
There is no question that the dingo is a very capable predator. Predators often exhibit highly intelligent and adaptable behaviour and hunting techniques to catch, subdue or kill prey. (more…)
It’s that time again! The humpback whale annual migration is heading south and the marine turtle courting and breeding season begins – where adult courting males and nesting females return to their birthplace from areas hundreds of kilometres abroad.
While these migratory breeding cycles increase whale and turtle populations, sadly, some individuals remain and become part of the island’s food-web providing extra sustenance for terrestrial scavengers including the island’s apex predators. (more…)
A recent rise in reports and images of domestic dogs on K’gari has prompted Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service along with concerned stakeholders to release media requests asking all visitors to leave their dogs at home when they visit World Heritage listed Fraser Island (K’gari).