|A male dingo|
|Subspecies:||C. l. dingo|
|Canis lupus dingo|
|Distribution of dingoes and hybrids|
Canis dingo Meyer, 1793
The Dingo (
Dingoes are usually between 117cm to 124cm in length. Their tail is about 30cm in length. They usually weigh between 10kg and 20kg. The colour of their fur is usually yellow-ginger, but can sometimes include tan, black, white or sandy colours. They live for about 14 years.
Dingos live in packs of between 3 and 12, but they can be seen alone as well. The leaders are the alpha male and the alpha female and are usually the only pair to breed. Young dingos are called "cubs". The breeding season is in March and April. After a
Dingos do not bark like other dogs, but they do howl.