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.

Reasons:

1) Alsatians worry sheep.

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

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