The dingo is an Australian wild dog. Its short-haired coat ranges from reddish, ginger, yellow to brown and to (rarely) black with white points on the feet, and the tip of the tail.The dingoes become mature enough at the age of 1 (one) to find a life time mate.The female gives birth to one to eight pups. Dingoes are meat eating predators hunting mainly at night. The prefer lizards, small kangaroos, and they also eat sheep. Dingoes were brought to Australia by Aborigines. Dingoes are about as large as English setters. Dingoes rarely bark but howl instead like wolves. Dingoes hunt alone or in their own family groups. As a result, the Australian government has spent much money to fence out dingoes and to poison them. If dingoes are caught as puppies, they are very good pets.
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