), desert and…” AEST = Australian Eastern Standard Time which is 10 hours ahead of GMT (Greenwich Mean Time), Live: Pelosi calls for Trump's immediate removal through 25th amendment over 'seditious act', Concern UK strain of COVID-19 may have broken through normal infection control protocols, Anxiety, bordering on dread as Canberra watches US drama unfold, Facebook and Instagram ban Donald Trump for remainder of his presidency, COVID-19 vaccine not the 'magic bullet' as experts warn Australia will live with coronavirus for 2021, London could run out of hospital beds in two weeks, leaked projections show. "He was a puppy when he was brought to us, so about eight to ten weeks [of age]," Veterinarian Dr Bec Day said. The story has also highlighted the sanctuary's concerns about the future of the alpine dingo, which is found along Australia's eastern seaboard. Alpine dingo, vulnerable to extinction, joins 40 other dingoes in a breeding programme at charity sanctuary. "Hopefully it will be with Hermione, but if not we will choose another dingo, but at the moment everything seems to be going well between the two of them, so fingers crossed it stays that way.". "I think there was sort of multiple layers to it," Mr Newman said. So he was just a lonely little soul sitting in a backyard. Chapters: 0:00 Pre-Show 1:30 Intro 1:49 SPONSOR: A Cloud Guru 2:56 Linux Action News Returns! The test revealed Wandi was in fact "100 per cent pure Alpine dingo". Wandi was found dropped into rural property as a puppy (left), months later it's been discovered he is a rare purebred apline dingo (right). Wandi the alpine dingo pup was discovered in the backyard of a residential property in northeast Victoria with the claw marks of an eagle in his back. Whilst he is wild and always will be, he has become quite happy here and he likes the people that are caring for him.". ), desert and…” 'Wandi' was discovered in August at Wandiligong, near Bright, and is thought to have been dropped there by an eagle. The day after being discovered, Wandi was brought to the Alpine Animal Hospital, where veterinarians immediately conducted DNA testing. They believe they were made by a large bird of prey that snatched Wandi away from his family intending to eat him, but dropped him instead. Joe Biden certified as next US president as Donald Trump acknowledges election defeat for the first time, 'An armed mob spurred on by a sitting President': World leaders react to US riots, Dingoes are a 'fair dinkum' separate species, researchers say, Drought leads dingoes to prey on cattle and large mammals, Dingoes to remain classified as non-native wild dogs under WA law reform, Welcome to the surf town with no empty rentals. Ms Watson said unlike the tropical and inland dingos, the alpine dingo is endangered — which makes the discovery of Wandi so special. US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has called for President Donald Trump's immediate removal through the 25th amendment, says he committed a 'seditious act', US President-elect Joe Biden has slammed the pro-Trump mob as "domestic terrorists" the day after the violent siege on the Capitol, Follow our live coverage of the fallout from the pro-Trump mob's attack on the Capitol, For latest updates on bushfires in WA, search on ABC Emergency or find your local ABC radio station. Wandi Dingo Gift from Bunjil Instagram’s favourite Dingo Pure Alpine Dingo from Victorian Highlands Now at @dingodiscovery #WandisWarriors #ProtectCanisdingo linktr.ee/dingodiscovery The hospital undertook DNA testing on Wandi to determine his breed and then moved to the Australian Dingo Foundation's sanctuary while the results were pending. 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