Dingoes - Animal Park at Conservators Center
August 8, 2019
Domestic Cat
August 8, 2019

The dingo is a controversial animal, with some research suggesting the proportion of true wild dogs is declining significantly due to hybridization with domesticated dogs.

Vulnerable, IUCN 3.1
Vulnerable (IUCN 3.1)

Dingo (Canis lupus dingo)


  • Vulnerable

  • Dingoes were introduced to Australia around 3,450 years ago and were originally native to Indonesia

  • Closely related to the New Guinea Singing Dog

  • Three main coat colors: light ginger (or tan), black and tan, and creamy white

Meet the Animal Park's Dingoes