Pounce on the chance to see these dingo pups tomorrow

COOBERRIE Park Wildlife Sanctuary's newest baby additions are 100% dingo, and 100% cute.

Wildlife Keeper Kieron Smedley said eight-week-old siblings Diva and Deano, fresh from the Australian Dingo Foundation, would be on display to the public full time from this weekend.

Tasked with promoting the dingo species here in Central Queensland, the little pups have a big mission to sink their teeth into.

"These are 100% pure, genetically tested dingoes," Kieron said.

"It is important to have these great ambassadors in captivity so people can see what a true dingo should look like with their full traits.

"They are cute at the moment, very big fluff balls... and they have all the dingo traits but all the puppy traits as well."

With Keiron anticipating the puppies to be a big calling card these school holidays, it is another step forward for the park as it recovers from Cyclone Marcia.

"In February we had the cyclone and that caused around $550,000 worth of damage...having all this new construction and now the puppies is so fantastic," Kieron said.

"It will be fantastic for the park having this new attraction."

Diva and Deano are still to have their vaccinations, so one-on-one interaction isn't possible for another four weeks. Still, you can admire by the fence line from 10am tomorrow.



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