Why do dingoes attack people, and how can we prevent it?

We know that there are carnivores throughout the world with the potential to kill us. And while most of us will never come face to face with a hungry wolf, lion, tiger or bear, such attacks do unfortunately still occur. In the scale of things, such attacks are very uncommon – although that is little […]

Wolf? No. Dog? No. Dingo is in a class of its own

Dingos are in a class, or at least a species of their own, biologists said. University of New South Wales (UNSW) biologists, along with colleagues from the University of Sydney, studied how dingos are related to other species of canines, including dogs and wolves. They found the animals are a distinct species.