The Dingo in Australia and Asia



The Dingo in Australia and Asia Today the dingo Australia s native dog is threatened by extinction and faces conservation problems comparable to those that beset North American wolves and coyotes In a work of natural history that reveals both the captivating and the harsh faces of the Australian outback, the world s leading expert on dingoes presents what is currently known about their ancestry, biology, behavior, and ecology Sharing personal observations gleaned from twenty years of research, Laurence K Laurie Corbett introduces the world of the dingo to a wide audience from amateur wildlife enthusiasts to mammalogists.A subspecies of the gray wolf, the dingo Canis lupus dingo appears to have been brought to Australia at least three thousand years ago by Asian mariners Corbett considers the evolution of these animals, their present distribution, and their relations with indigenous people in Asia and Australia Enhancing his discussion with eight pages of color plates and thirty four black and white illustrations, he then offers information on their identification and habitats and outlines methods for studying them He explores the gamut of social and chemical communication among dingoes, focusing on patterns fo aggression, dominance, and submission Corbett speculates on the evolution of dingo society in Australia and describes the social dynamics of the pack in the wild and in captivity He also covers the dingo s feeding ecology, hunting tactics, and competition with other predators.In conclusion, Corbett examines the problem of crossbreeding among dingoes and domestic breeds and assesses policy options for ensuring the survival of the elusive yellow dog.Laurie Corbett is Principal Research Scientist at the Tropical Ecosystems Research Centre, Division of Wildlife and Ecology, of the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization, Darwin, Australia. Best Download [ The Dingo in Australia and Asia ] Author [ Laurie Corbett ] – bluevapours.co.uk

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  • Paperback
  • 216 pages
  • The Dingo in Australia and Asia
  • Laurie Corbett
  • English
  • 08 May 2018
  • 080148264X

10 thoughts on “The Dingo in Australia and Asia

  1. A says:

    The Dingo in Australia and Asia was interesting to read, and is very difficult to rate There are aspects of the book I would like to give 5 stars, and other aspects I want to give minus 5 stars.Good stuff dingoes and their role in Australian ecologyThe Dingo in Australia and Asia offers a wealth of information from studies of wild and captive dingoes in different regions of Australia and covers a wide range of topics centred around dingoes I liked the parts about vocal communication howling The Dingo in Australia and Asia was interesting to read, and is very difficult to rate There are aspects of the book I would like to give 5 stars, and other aspects I want to give minus 5 stars.Good stuff dingoes and their role in Australian ecologyThe Dingo in Australia and Asia offers a wealth of information from studies of wild and captive dingoes in different regions of Australia and covers a wide range of topics centred around dingoes I liked the parts about vocal communication howling patterns , predator prey interactions and population dynamics, which give insights into dingoes communication systems and how wild animal populations regulate each other.Another good aspect of the book is the glimpse into the tremendous role of the European invasion and the rabbit introduction in shaping the Australian fauna and landscape as it is today, where rabbits are a main food item on the menu of probably all the larger predators.There is also a fa...

  2. Andre says:

    This book is not very long but very informative though About the Dingo it is one of the few and seemingly the only good book that treats only the Dingo some of Trumler s and Feddersen Petersen s books also deal with them In fact, I wonder, how this book would have turned, had Corbett known these two, who knows whether he would have so keenly stated that a dingo is not a domestic dog, since he doesn t really say what makes a dog a domestic dog, mainly because dingoes show the same features th This book ...

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