Two-year-old boy is mauled by a dingo on a popular holiday island after sneaking out of the home he was staying in with his family
- Toddler was attacked by lone dingo on Fraser island in Queensland this morning
- Has bite marks and puncture wounds to his left leg, left arm, base of the neck
- Neighbours raised the alarm after hearing the commotion about 7am
A two-year-old boy has been airlifted to hospital after a dingo attacked him on Queensland‘s Fraser Island.
The boy has suffered deep puncture wounds and lacerations but his injuries aren’t life-threatening.
Neighbours near Orchid Beach called for help after hearing a commotion and finding the boy around 7am on Saturday.
He’d somehow slipped out of the house where he was staying with his family.
A two-year-old boy has been airlifted to hospital after a dingo attacked him on Queensland’s Fraser Island (stock image of dingo on a beach on Fraser Island)
He has bite marks and puncture wounds to his left leg, left arm, base of the neck and shoulder, and lacerations on the back of his head.
The attending paramedic said he was lucky there was only one dingo and not a pack.
He is now at Bundaberg Hospital.
Fraser Island has a history of dingo attacks, with authorities increasing on-the-spot fines for interfering with the dogs in 2019.