(1) Meanwhile, the wild dingo living in the outback existed on a diet that ranged from kangaroos to small rodents.(2) New DNA research has found that Australia's iconic wild dog, the dingo , probably descended from a family pet brought to the continent 5,000 years ago.(3) The dingo , one of Australia's many indigenous animals, is also, like the kangaroo, something of a national mascot.(4) She has always maintained that a dingo - a wild dog - took her baby.(5) Australia has long battled its native wild dog the dingo , but now domestic hunting dogs have bred with dingoes to produce a larger, aggressive feral dog.(6) The only possible predators - the dingo and the Tasmanian wolf - were already being shot and kept in check by the sheep ranchers.(7) What he realised is that the Australian dingo is the original canid that formed an alliance with humans.(8) This is settled but authentically wild, with koala in tall, thick gum trees, shy but visible wallabies and a black dingo , a bush dog that glares balefully at visitors but never approaches.(9) This muscle is infrequent in humans but is commonly found in the dog, fox, wolf, jackal, panther, and the dingo .(10) Some species live in light woodlands, although most generally prefer open country where their great speed is an advantage in escaping dangers such as Australia's wild native dog, the dingo .(11) Apart from being chased by a wild dingo , nothing has disturbed the gentle pattern of his existence.(12) The dingo , a wild dog, is thought to have contributed to the tiger's demise on mainland Australia and in Papua New Guinea.(13) But it was generally agreed that the dingoes were keeping the wild pigs away.(14) Aborigines used dingoes as hunting dogs, and valued them as companions.(15) Police marksmen with Aborigine trackers were hunting for two dingoes or wild dogs who attacked the boys on Fraser Island, scene of a spate of attacks in recent years.(16) Because they prey on calves and sheep, dingoes and wild dogs are viewed as a threat to livestock.