The dingo (Canis lupus dingo) is well adapted to the Australian continent and roams widely. Their descendants arrived in Australia 5000 years ago from Asia with seafarers.
GALLERY: Dingo – pest, endangered species or both?
AG STAFF|December 15, 2016
Australia’s ‘native’ dog, the dingo, is loved or loathed, depending on what side of the fence you’re on.
To Indigenous people they are a revered totem; to graziers they are public enemy number one, while some scientists see them as an environmental saviour. Dingoes often find themselves in no-man’s land.
Read more in Amanda Burdon’s feature on the place of the dingo in Australia – and see more of Jason Edward’s stunning shots – in AG#136.