Photographer Gary Meredith is dedicated to capturing a side of dingoes that people aren’t used to.
This year, many of Australia’s best animal science stories had a focus on restoring Australia’s biodiversity – the vast web of living organisms that keep our air, soil and water healthy. Biodiversity affects our economic development as well as our health and wellbeing. We offer you ten stories from 2017 that provide hope that sustained efforts can help.
Dingoes could help control red fox numbers, but will need to be reintroduced to areas from which they have previously been removed, according to new research.
Australian farmers have historically been against dingoes on their lands. But in a bid to adapt to changing conditions, some are embracing the predators and their potential.
It’s hoped the new litter will help educate the public about the important role of this vulnerable Aussie species in the ecosystem.
Research shows that the diet of Fraser Island dingoes ranges from bandicoots to iPods. What can be done to maintain a healthy population on the island?
Australia’s largest land predator has been found to be resistant to one of its biggest threats – changes in skull shape caused by cross-breeding with domestic dogs.