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Two years after falling from the sky Wandi the dingo is changing attitudes to his species

<p>An award-winning author has turned the tale of the world’s most famous dingo into a children’s book, in the hope of highlighting the plight of the species</p><p>Wandiligong the dingo was just five weeks old when he <a href="https://www.theguardian.com/environment/gallery/2019/dec/24/ten-wildlife-conservation-success-stories-2019-aoe">made international headlines</a> after being snatched by an enormous eagle and dropped into a back yard in Victoria’s mountainous high country.</p><p>Remarkably unscathed – bar sore paws and a few claw marks – little Wandi was soon discovered to be a <a href="https://www.cbc.ca/radio/asithappens/as-it-happens-wednesday-edition-1.5349956/this-rare-purebred-alpine-dingo-pup-is-giving-conservationists-hope-1.5349960">100% alpine dingo</a> – his incredible fall from the sky proof that purebred dingoes continue to survive on the east coast of Australia.</p> <a href="https://www.theguardian.com/books/2021/sep/29/two-years-after-falling-from-the-sky-wandi-the-dingo-is-changing-attitudes-to-his-species">Continue reading...</a>

An award-winning author has turned the tale of the world’s most famous dingo into a children’s book, in the hope of highlighting the plight of the species

Wandiligong the dingo was just five weeks old when he made international headlines after being snatched by an enormous eagle and dropped into a back yard in Victoria’s mountainous high country.

Remarkably unscathed – bar sore paws and a few claw marks – little Wandi was soon discovered to be a 100% alpine dingo – his incredible fall from the sky proof that purebred dingoes continue to survive on the east coast of Australia.

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