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Baby was taken by a dingo

A coroner has found that a dingo took baby Azaria Chamberlain who vanished in the Australian Outback more than 32 years ago. Azaria's mother, Lindy, was convicted and cleared of murdering the baby and always maintained that a wild dog took her.

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Azaria Chamberlain 'attacked and taken by a dingo'

Azaria Chamberlain died at Uluru, then Ayers Rock, on the 17th August 1980. The cause of her death was as the result of being attacked and taken by a dingo.

It is obvious, not just from these findings, but from other injuries and deaths since, dingos can and do cause harm to humans. The reason for this behaviour, either on the 17th August 1980 or since is beyond the scope of this inquest.

– Coroner Elizabeth Morris

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