A 58-year-old survived in the Australian outback for more than two weeks by feeding on wild mushrooms and water from a dam.
Robert Weber disappeared in the hinterland north of Brisbane 18 days ago and was found on Sunday morning, the Queensland police said.
He was taken to a hospital, but "safe and well".
Weber left his hotel in Kilkivan City on January 6 and was never seen again.
The first findings indicated that the 58-year-old was stuck with his car on an unfamiliar street, the police said.
"He stayed in his car with his dog for three days before he ran out of water."
A dam brought the drinking water
Weber then went on foot and got lost.
When he got to a dam, he stayed there.
He lived on dam water and mushrooms.
He slept on the floor.
A week-long search and rescue operation after Weber was reportedly unsuccessful.
He was finally found on Sunday by a local property owner.
According to the police, Weber's dog remained missing.