Dingo Canis lupus dingo

Like the domestic dog, the dingo is a subspecies of gray wolf. That means all three animals have nearly identical DNA!

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ORIGIN:
Australia and Southeast Asia

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HABITAT:
Plains and forests

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HEIGHT/WEIGHT:
20-40 lbs
Length: 30-35 in

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DIET:
Rabbits, wallabies, fruit and seeds

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PREDATORS:
Crocodiles and birds of prey

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NATURAL DEFENSES:
Powerful bite

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REPRODUCTION:
2-month gestation; sexually mature at 22 months

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THREATS:
Hybridization with domestic dogs

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LIFE EXPECTANCY:
13 yrs in human care

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8225 North Wickham Road
Melbourne, FL 32940

phone: 321.254.9453

fax: 321.259.5966

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