Dingo (Canis lupus dingo) - representative of the family Canidae, residing in Australia, New Guinea, and recently concluded that most probably belong to this subspecies is also wild dogs from the South-East Asia and the Philippines. On the basis of genetic testing found that the dingo ancestor arrived on the continent probably before 3.5 thousand years with one of the subsequent waves of settlement in South-East Asia. Dingo originally udomowionymi human companions, but in Australia, re-run wild.
Similar to the domestic dog, which gives a fertile hybrid, however, differs from the many important features, including construction of the skull.
Well-adapted to environmental conditions, neither the Australian nor the Asian dingo population shows no downward trend.
It feeds on rabbits, small marsupials, kangurami and pets. Live to 14 years.