The Fraser Coast’s Most Feared Magpie 'The Duke' Strikes Again

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4 September 2018

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We’ve heard a lot of magpie stories on the show, but none to compete with Jack’s encounter with the Fraser Coast's most feared magpie, The Duke.

Jack's dad explained that one difference between the Duke attacking from other magpies is that it's stealthy - you don't hear it coming. 

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And this magpie doesn't just swoop... oh no, Jack recounted that it hung onto his helmet with its claws and attacked him with its beak! 

Hear the full terrifying story below, and let us know your worst encounter with a magpie!

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