Thursday, 9 April 2009

Canine Crusoe

You know I'm a sucker for special animal stories and here's one that I found amazing, a true story of survival - a dog that was washed overboard a boat in Australia, swam five miles to an island, lived for four months by killing wild goats, was discovered by park rangers and returned home to its family. Interesting how quickly the dog reverted to a wild state to survive and then once home quickly became a domestic pet again.

Read the story here


  1. was. totally. gonna. blog. this. story!

    what a dog! so strong - then so ready to be pampered all over again. heaven!

  2. Wonderful story, they make dogs tough in Oz!