Dingoes are Australia's own native dog. Although they look like domestic dogs, dingoes are wild animals. Brought to Australia by people living on the islands to the north, thousands of years ago, dingoes did not become domesticated. They still inhabit many parts of Australia.
Australia's Remarkable Wildlife Australia has been an island continent surrounded by oceans for millions of years. During this long, long time, its animals have evolved into species that are unique and precious.< Covered with feathers, fur, spikes or scales, Australia’s wild creatures can be beautiful, frightening and even dangerous. Find out about Australia’s remarkable wildlife in this series and appreciate them in a whole new way.