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Author Smith, Bradley Philip,
Title The Australian dingo : origins, behaviour and conservation / Bradley Smith.
Imprint Clayton, Vic. : CSIRO Publishing, 2015.

Author Smith, Bradley Philip,
Subject Dingo -- Australia.
Dingo -- Origin.
Dingo -- Behavior.
Dingo -- Effect of human beings on.
Dingo -- Folklore.
Aboriginal Australians -- Folklore.
Dingoes as pets.
Alt Name CSIRO (Australia)
Description 1 online resource (336)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1 Characteristics of the Australian dingo (Canis dingo Meyer, 1793) -- 2 Biology and behaviour of the dingo -- 3 The origin and ancestry of the dingo -- 4 The role of dingoes in Indigenous Australian lifestyle, culture, and spirituality -- 5 Dingo-human conflict: Attacks on livestock -- 6 Dingo-human conflict: Attacks on humans -- 7 Chasing the yellow dog's tail: The science of studying dingoes -- 8 An ecological view of the dingo -- 9 Dingo intelligence: A dingo's brain is sharper than its teeth -- 10 The personality, behaviour and suitability of dingoes as companion animals -- 11 The role of private sanctuaries in dingo conservation and the management of dingoes in captivity -- 12 Forging a new future for the Australian dingo.
Summary Explores the intriguing and relatively unknown story of Australia's most controversial animal, the dingo.
ISBN 9781486300303 (electronic bk.)
1486300308 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 903486770

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