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Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2012.046
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-8-1
... Past research on dingoes Canis lupus dingo indicated that ‘pure’ populations were threatened by hybridisation with domestic dogs, C. l. familiaris. Other work showed that methods of control affected their social systems. Understanding the ecology of dingoes can help to engender the use...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2001.003
EISBN: 978-0-9586085-2-7
... The status of dingoes in seven major regions of Australia was investigated using skull discriminant measurements and pelt colours. Results indicated that there is only one form of dingo throughout Australia- the Australian dingo Canis lupus dingo. Previously held notions of several distinct...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 25 February 2021
...Charlotte H. Mills; Baptiste Wijas; Christopher E. Gordon; Mitchell Lyons; Anna Feit; Aodan Wilkinson; Mike Letnic ABSTRACT The 5500 km long dingo barrier fence (DBF) is a boundary at which the goal of dingo control programs shifts from management to elimination. Since 1980 ecologists have used...
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Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 24 February 2021
...Kylie M Cairns ABSTRACT Controversy about the nomenclature and taxonomy of dingoes has sparked interest in their complex identity. At the root of taxonomy debates are differences in the species concepts employed, differing opinions about the domestication status of dingoes (and their ancestors...
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Australian Zoologist (2021)
Published: 02 February 2021
...Linda Behrendorff ABSTRACT Canids across the world are involved in negative interactions between humans and their interests, with numerous examples of conflict management. K’gari (Fraser Island) and its dingo population are well known for the human-dingo conflict in the tourism and residential...
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Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 28 December 2020
... of the Dingo, the scientific name has been unstable for many years. It has been referred to as Canis familiaris, Canis familiaris dingo, Canis lupus familiaris, Canis lupus dingo or Canis dingo . The nomenclature, however, has become even more unstable in recent years with advocacy for the name Canis dingo...
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Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 27 October 2020
...Warren Schofield ABSTRACT The impact of predation by dingoes/wild dogs on livestock creates extreme amounts of stress, angst and anger within rural communities. How do we return to a well-managed landscape and once again have positive communication between stakeholders? Wild dogs attack livestock...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 27 October 2020
... conflict, we apply the principles of Elinor Ostrom’s multi-tiered framework and develop a SES relating to dingo management in the Australian rangelands. This SES posits variables influencing management practices for dingoes and identifies key management opportunities. We use the framework to categorise...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 16 October 2020
...Peter J. S. Fleming; Guy Ballard; Nathan Cutter ABSTRACT The perceived dilemma about Dingoes overly simplifies a complex “wicked problem”. Similarly, it is simplistic to suggest that to “cull, contain or conserve” Dingoes are mutually exclusive options or are the only options for managing Dingoes...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 16 October 2020
...Justine Philip ABSTRACT For thousands of years, the water-finding abilities of the Australian dingo ( Canis dingo ), has assisted human survival in one of the most extreme, arid environments on earth. In addition to their contribution to Traditional Aboriginal society as a guardian, living blanket...
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Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 09 October 2020
...Angus Emmott ABSTRACT The advantages of maintaining Dingoes as a management tool on a beef cattle enterprise in western Queensland are discussed. As elsewhere Dingoes reduce kangaroo and feral pig populations and eradicate feral goats. This is of significant economic importance to our family...
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Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 11 August 2020
... a case study of the Australian Dingo Foundation (ADF), a private organisation and captive breeding facility that actively supports research and conservation efforts relating to the dingo ( Canis dingo ). Over the past decade (2010 to 2020), the ADF has facilitated research across eight research...
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Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 29 July 2020
...Michael P. Ward; Kathryn Qing-Ling Sivieng; Victoria Brookes ABSTRACT Interactions between dingoes and domestic dogs in Australia have implications for disease spread, but to understand the potential impact, better knowledge of the nature of this dingo-domestic dog interface is needed. Driven...
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Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 14 July 2020
...Lily M. van Eeden; Mathew S. Crowther; Chris R. Dickman; Thomas M. Newsome ABSTRACT Public opposition has shaped management of wild animals in Australia, but public interest in dingo control has been minimal. We hypothesised that this is due to lack of awareness of dingo management practices...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2020)
Published: 07 July 2020
...Mathew S. Crowther; Kylie M. Cairns; Lily M. van Eeden; Mike Letnic ABSTRACT The impact of hybridisation between dingoes and domestic dogs, and the subsequent introgression of domestic dog genes into dingo populations, remains a topic of significant impact. It has been claimed, but with little...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (1): 92–101.
Published: 01 January 2019
... easily into conservation and policy frameworks. Organisms that are hybrids are one such example. Indeed, hybridisation can result in both the protection and persecution of wild organisms, especially if the hybrid status is uncertain. Here, we outline the issue of hybridisation between dingoes and dogs...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (4): 581–590.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Guy Ballard; Peter J.S. Fleming; Paul D. Meek ABSTRACT The temporal scale of many studies of dingo ecology is limited by human and physical resources, often constrained by funding cycles. Consequently, research has been skewed towards short-term, snapshot investigations undertaken at a spatial...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 24 (1): 65–72.
Published: 17 March 2014
...R. H. Harden; J. D. Robertshaw The scalp bonus certificates of 18 614 dingoes destroyed on the mid-north coast of NSW between 1958 and 1983 were examined. Annual scalp returns were highest in 1961 (1546), fell to 256 by 1974 then rose to 475 by 1983. The decline was associated more with a reduction...
Journal Articles
Australian Zoologist (2011) 35 (1): 18–27.
Published: 04 October 2011
...Karen Hytten How wildlife is defined, and which wildlife is accorded protection, emerges from competing constructions of nature and culture. Few species of Australian wildlife have as ambiguous an identity as dingoes. This paper identifies three dualisms that characterise discourses relating...
Book Chapter
Series: Other RZS NSW Publications
Publisher: Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.7882/FS.2007.050
EISBN: 978-0-9803272-0-5
... Using the history of dingo-proof fences in Australia, I show that several key lessons were learnt by pastoralists, but later forgotten and had to be re-learnt. Each has application to current and future proposals to build predator-proof fences for conservation.1.Feral predators kill and eat...