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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.)
9781486300310
1486300316
1486300294
OCLC # 903486770



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