After surviving more than 200 years of persecution from shooting, trapping and poisoning, the true-blue dingo is slowly disappearing due to a dilution of its native gene pool by inter-breeding with domestic dogs gone feral. Researchers believe that if cross-breeding continues, dingoes could reach extinction within 50 years.
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<table style="border:1px solid;padding:2px; width:310px;" ><tr><td><a href="https://www.scienceimage.csiro.au/image/4312/"><img src="https://www.scienceimage.csiro.au/images/embed/300_0_DA5122.jpg" width="300" alt="Dingoes feeding on a cattle carcass" style="margin: 0 0 5px 0; border: 0px;"></a><br/><a href="https://www.scienceimage.csiro.au/image/4312/">Dingoes feeding on a cattle carcass</a><br />by CSIRO</td></tr></table>
Dingoes feeding on a cattle carcass