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The history of the Australian dingo is fascinatingScientists believe dingoes appear to have evolved from wolves long before dogs did, therefore a lot about their history, timing and evolution remains unsolved. Looking at the DNA of current living wolves and DNA of dogs, there is a general agreement that the animals originated in China before spreading to Taiwan and then the Southeast Asia Islands.

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It is estimated in early 2020 there were about 200 Dingoes on Fraser island in packs of around 12 or less And how many Dingoes are there on Fraser Island and am I likely to see one ?

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Hervey Bay Fraser Coast - “Whale Heritage Site” In October 2019, Hervey Bay became the world's very first Whale Heritage Site. The London-based World Cetacean Alliance endorsed Hervey Bay's status as one of the best whale-watching destinations in the world.

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An often asked question is - why are there no Koalas on Fraser Island.Its a good question as Koalas are found in abundance in other offshore Islands likeTasmania, Phillip Island, Kangaroo Island and Many More

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There are 3 different types of lakes on Fraser Island Perched Dune Lakes, Window Lakes and Barrage or Barrier Lakes

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The Fraser Island Brumby The history of the Fraser Island brumby (wild horse) is certainly interesting. Clydesdale horses were brought to the island in the 1800’s to help with the logging industry. They were a large bodied work horse, some of them escaped or were released.

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Australia is known for many things, and its array of dangerous animals is one of them. If you’re planning a trip to the east coast of Australia and Fraser Island is on your bucket list, then you may be wanting to know if you’ll run into the infamous saltwater crocodile during your stay...

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There are three species of native Australian stingless bees found on the Fraser Coast and on Fraser Island itself; Trigona carbonaria, Tetragonula and Austroplebeia.

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Dingo proof or deterrent fences are for the safety of both humans and dingoes and it is advisable to make use of these safe spaces while travelling on the island. Here is a comprehensive guide and map for all the dingo fences on Fraser Island so you can plan your trip accordingly! 

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Fraser Island, or Kgari, is a magical island located off the east coast of Australia in Queensland. Fraser Island is well known for its wild dingo population, and while these animals are beautiful to behold, there are different seasons that bring different behaviour with these pack predators. Find out which seasons bring different behaviours of these animals before you visit Fraser Island, so you can prepare for a safe and fun holiday! 

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