The Bob Irwin Wildlife Fund is a not-for-profit conservation organisation affiliated with the Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Queensland, which is dedicated to the preservation of all wildlife and its habitat for future generations.
We are inspired by Steve's passion for conservation, and commit to continuing his vision to leave this world a better place.
Friday, February 11, 2011
THE FRASER ISLAND DINGO
Another Australian species faces extinction, and only through understanding and action can we stop the inevitablefate of the Fraser Island Dingo! Jennifer Parkhurst highlighted the need for such action with her photographs and articles:
"The cruel occurrence of starvation, hazing (aversive conditioning), collaring, destruction of pups, removal of territorial ground, fencing, electric grids, and uncontrolled burns, threatens to wipe out the dingoes on Fraser Island forever. Yet I am constantly inspired by the dingoes’ ability to survive despite this ongoing persecution. But they can’t survive indefinitely.’ (extract from Jennifer Parkhurst's Plea for the dingoes)
Save Fraser Island Dingoes Inc. was formed to protect and preserve this IconicAustralian species, especially in a WorldHeritageNational Park that should be anatural sanctuary. Animals have the right to their territory, and the right to access their food, to live without fear of being hit by vehicles or harassed by people, and to belong to a pack that hasn't been torn apart by unnatural culling.
Dingo conservation can only happen through public support and education and by applying pressure on the government to change current management practices. For more Info please visit: www.fraserislandfootprints.com or Facebook sites ‘Save Fraser Island Dingoes’ and ‘Support Jennifer Parkhurst Wildlife Photographer’, or e-mail Save Fraser Island Dingoes Inc. at firstname.lastname@example.org.