Animals assumed to be dingo-dog hybrids based on their coat colour and culled may have been pure dingoes, a study involving UNSW finds.
DNA testing has confirmed that a small population of wild dogs in the remote New Guinea Highlands are direct ancestors of the New Guinea singing dogs – a rare cani
Dingoes, meet your long-lost cousins: New Guinea singing dogs and Highland wild dogs.
Dingo or just wild dog? A new study busts the misconception that pure dingoes are extinct in NSW – and finds several ‘dingo hotspots’ around the state.
A major study of dingo DNA has revealed the animals most likely migrated to Australia in two separate waves – a find with significant implications for their conservation.