Notable things about the Australian Dingo

Notable things about the Australian Dingo

Dingoes are the opportunistic carnivores and belong to wolf family. They hunt other animals to form their diet part and specifically hunt on the animals of Australian origin; including rabbits, wallabies, kangaroos and wombats. They can even hunt farm livestock and domestic animals due to which they were unaccepted by the society in the Australia. They are not popular as pets as they can even attack on insects, reptiles and birds. They can hunt alone or in their own groups. click here to read more about Dingoes.

Dingoes live in their own territory, which is marked by their own excreta or urine. They howl at night to keep intruders away or to call off their group members. It is a kind of communication for them. Pure Dingoes are hard to find as there are many hybrid varieties of these animals reproduced with different varieties of dogs. They have gestation period of 9 weeks (approx), which is quite similar to French bulldogs. They show involvement for their kids and both parents are responsible in handling their children. Pups are taken care with the family members and stay with parents for protection for about a year. The life span of these animals is approximately 10 years. for related details, visit :http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-17129061

Notable things about the Australian Dingo

The female dingoes become sexually active by two years of age and the males are quicker. They can reproduce even at the age of 1. The dominant member of the family pack is the female, which can breed; by leaving the other members behind for feeding. The hybrids of dingoes with domestic dogs have created different varieties of these species. It is also a reason for extinction of the pure dingo breed. click here to read more about dingoes.

There are many associations working in the best way to protect these animals from extinction. Australian Dingo Conservation Association is a non-profit organization for the same purpose and is doing its best to conserve the Dingo species.

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