This spring has sprung a surprise at Toolern Vale’s Dingo Discovery Sanctuary and Research Centre.

Dingoes Cooma and Crusoe welcomed a litter of pups last month – outside the usual breeding season.

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Dingo Discovery owner Lyn Watson said the arrival of the five dingo pups in October “was a great surprise”.

She said dingo pups were typically born in the colder months.

The five pups join the 18 born this winter at the centre.

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The unseasonal litter presented another welcome surprise – two of the pups have white fur.

“Under five per cent of the dingo population have white fur,” Ms Watson said.

 

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Members of the public are being invited to share a cuddle with the sanctuary’s newest residents.

Sessions will be held every weekend until December 17.

For information or bookings, visit the Australian Dingo Foundation Facebook page.

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