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)
Dingo (Canis lupus dingo)
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