Another merged panorama (two photos) taken on New Years Day 2016 of the East Macdonnell Ranges at Undoolya. The light was forever changing. The gentle face of Mount Undoolya is to the left of photo. Resized web version of for print photo.
Scientists predict the dingo might be extinct within 20 years! A big reason is because dingoes can cross-breed successfully with domesticated dogs. The results of this coupling create mixes that are larger than pure dingo’s and can out-compete them.
Dingoes are found all across Australia, except for Tasmania. Best places to see them are Queensland’s Fraser Island, Western Australia’s Kimberley and across the deserts of the Northern Territory and South Australia.
*AUSTRALIA ~ RED DINGO: Dingoes breed only once a year. Females typically give birth to about five pups, which are not independent until six to eight months of age. In packs, a dominant breeding female will kill the offspring of other females.
Dingo at Perth Zoo The dingo is medium-sized canine natively found on the Australian continent and even into South-East Asia. The dingo is thought to have once been a domestic dog that has returned to living in the wild now for thousands of years.