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The Dingo: Australian Icon or Pest?
Offbeat  (tags: dingoes, native australian dog, protection, controversy, debate, conservation )

Simone
- 1121 days ago - 2ser.podomatic.com
After hundreds of years of poisoning, interbreeding with domestic dogs and general persecution, the iconic dingo is at risk of extinction. But a host of international experts on wildlife welfare, in Sydney for a conference, are stressing the importance
Dingo Collars Irk Activists- POLL
Offbeat  (tags: dingoes, frazer island, collared, outrage, animal activists, wild dogs, maglined )

Simone
- 1140 days ago - thechronicle.com.au
A PROGRAM to track dingo movements on Fraser Island by putting electronic collars on the dogs has been condemned by animal activists. The research is being done under the supervision of the Department of Environment and Resource Management.
Dingoes Didn't Run Tasmanian Tigers Out of Australia
Offbeat  (tags: dingoes, discovery, tasmanian tigers, survival )

Simone
- 1175 days ago - livescience.com
The extinct thylacine, more commonly known as the "Tasmanian tiger" or "marsupial wolf," hunted more like a cat than a dog, meaning the tiger moniker may be the more appropriate nickname. The thylacine had the striped coat of a
Candles to Celebrate Dingo Day
Offbeat  (tags: dingoes, celebration, awarness, candles, lit, tiribute to dingoes, frazer island )

Simone
- 1336 days ago - frasercoastchronicle.com.au
THREE thousand candles in the shape of a dingo will burn bright at Hervey Bay on December 5 to raise awareness of the environmental and cultural significance of the dingoes on Fraser Island. Artist Jorge Pujol will create the outline of the dingo in
Views of Fraser Island - PHOTOS
Offbeat  (tags: fraser island, tourism, dingoes, survival, threatened )

Simone
- 1539 days ago - sunshinecoastdaily.com.au
There is much concern for the survival of the beautiful dingo on Fraser Island.
Humans, Not Dingoes Threaten Fraser Is
Offbeat  (tags: tourists, harrassing dingoes, fraser island, dingoes, starving, extinction )

Simone
- 1589 days ago - bigpondnews.com
Tourists feeding and teasing dingoes on Fraser Island could lead to the extinction of the native dogs, an environmental group says. With the Easter holidays approaching, visitors to the island need to be sent a message by the Queensland government
Tourists Bitten By Fraser Dingoes
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, dingoes, humans, bitten, protection )

Cher Away
- 1590 days ago - news-mail.com.au
FRASER Island rangers have ramped up patrols of campgrounds after three tourists were bitten by dingoes.
Dingo Snapper Faces $300k Fine
Offbeat  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, dingoes, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cher Away
- 1638 days ago - news-mail.com.au
THE Queensland Government has been accused of using Bjelke-Petersen-style intimidation tactics to shut down opposition to its Fraser Island dingo management policies.
Wily Dingoes Back in Town on Fraser Island
Offbeat  (tags: queensland government, erected grids, dingoes, fraser island, clever wily animals, humans )

Simone
- 1653 days ago - brisbanetimes.com.au
Cattle-style grids designed to keep humans and dingoes apart on World Heritage-listed Fraser Island have been rendered useless because they're clogged with sand.
Dingo Policy Fails on Fraser
Offbeat  (tags: dingoes, starving, politics, hand feeding, laws, wild dogs )

Simone
- 1684 days ago - mysunshinecoast.com.au
We are either talking about 2 different Fraser Islands, where on one the dingo population is starving and on the other the dogs are happily living on human handouts, or the information provided to the media is baseless and just more Labor spin.
   

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