Since domestic dogs arrived in Australia, interbreeding between dogs and dingoes has progressed rapidly. Understanding which areas have pure dingoes and which have hybrids is important for dingo conservation and for understanding the ecology of wild dogs in Australia’s ecosystems.
Fact sheet on dingo purity and distribution in Australia. Produced by the Invasive Animals Cooperative Research Centre as part of the PestSmart series.
|Author:||Invasive Animals CRC|
|Publisher:||Invasive Animals CRC|
|ISBN/ISSN:||PestSmart code: WDFS6|
|Region:||Australia - national|
|Documents:||PestSmart Factsheet: Distribution of pure dingoes and dingo-dog hybrids in Australia [360kb PDF]|