From: "Peter Ewin" <>
Date: Thu, 21 Jun 2007 20:35:42 +1000
Here, here. Border Ranges is one of the few places left in NSW where there still are relatively pure Dingoes, and so they need to be protected (particularly from hybridising with feral dogs) not persecuted. There have been several attempts to get Dingoes listed as a Threatened Species in NSW, but there are all sorts of issues with "wild dogs" being a feral animal.

From: "Greg" <>
To: "Charles Hunter" <>,"Lorne Johnson" <>, <>
Subject: Re: [Birding-Aus] NORTHERN NSW BIRDS
Date: Tue, 19 Jun 2007 15:26:21 +1000

Hi Charles,

I am surprised at your reaction to a Dingo behaving in a natural manner. Rather than killing Dingos we should be protecting them They are in serious trouble, particularly due to crossbreeding with feral dogs. It has been shown that Dingos prey on feral cats and foxes and their predations do not usually wipe out native species, as cats and foxes can.

I will forward you a recent transcript of the Science Show on Radio National where this issue was discussed.

Greg Clancy

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