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Dingo killed by man with spear gun

May 14, 2024 10:14 am in by

A man who allegedly used a speargun to cause the death of a dingo on K’gari is being investigated for offences under the Nature Conservation Act.

It is alleged that on 19 April, the incident occurred on the island after the dingo was lingering around his campsite at night.

The man advised the Department of Environment, Science and Innovation about the dingo’s death the following day and has fully cooperated with department officials.

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The department’s investigation is ongoing.

Under the Act, it is an offence to deliberately harm, interfere or interact with dingoes.

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