Dingo, Going, Gone?

It's nearly 200 years since well-to-do Sydney colonists thought it fashionable to keep young dingoes as pets, but children today still delight in the fat-bellied, golden pups that Lyn Watson takes into shopping centers and schools for show-and-tell visits. The Victorian-based dingo breeder and international dog judge is waging a publicity battle to convince Australians that the dingo is worth saving - a fight that's been going on, in one way or another, ever since sheep arrived with the First Fleet and the dingo became an outlaw. Since then, the animal that figures in Aboriginal Dreaming stories has been hunted and...

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