Kylie Cairns

Basenji dog

UNSW researchers have mapped the DNA sequencing of the Basenji which sits at the base of the domestic dog family tree.

Dingo walking on sand

It’s time to take dingoes out of the doghouse. 

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Animals assumed to be dingo-dog hybrids based on their coat colour and culled may have been pure dingoes, a study involving UNSW finds.  

A Highland wild dog with a golden coat

Dingoes, meet your long-lost cousins: New Guinea singing dogs and Highland wild dogs.

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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.

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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.