AUSTRALIA: Too Fond of Dingo

This is the mouth-filling song

Of the race that was run by a Boomer,

Run in a single burst—only event of its kind—

Started by big God Noong from Warrigaborrigarooma,

Old man Kangaroo first: Yellow-Dog Dingo behind.

. . . —Kipling.

At Canberra last week the Commonwealth Government passed a law definitely prohibiting the importation of Alsatian Shepherd dogs ("German police dogs") into Australia. Bluntly, the legislature recommended extermination of the breed in Australia.


1) Alsatians worry sheep.

2) Alsatians in Australia cross-breed with the ferocious wild dingo, chief enemy of Australian flocks.

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