Who made the dingo fence?
The dingo fence is the world's longest fence. The original fence was merely extra netting on top of rabbit-proof fences, to keep out the dingoes and other wild dogs from grazing lands and vulnerable sheep. The fence was built by contractors, under the authority of the various state governments. For more information on the dingo fence, see the link below. ...
Asked in History of Australia
How long is Australia's longest fence and where is it?
The dingo fence is Australia's longest fence, and one of the longest fences in the world. It begins in Queensland, near Jimbour on the Darling Downs, and ends just west of the Eyre Peninsula in South Australia. Total length is around 5,600 km or 3480 miles. At one stage, it actually extended for almost 8000 km. ...
Asked in Dingoes
What are facts about the dingo?
Dingoes have been known to kill children, including a 9 year old boy. This helped disperse some of the skeptical views towards Lindy Chamberlain's claim that a dingo had been seen taking her baby daughter out of their tent at Ayers Rock. The dingo fence stretches right across Queensland and South Australia in an attempt to keep the dogs out of the sheep grazing parts of Australia. It is the longest fence in the world, was begun in 1880 and is still...
Asked in Australia, Queensland
What is the name of the fence that stretches from top of Queensland to South Australia?
This is the dingo fence, also known as the Wild Dog Barrier Fence. It extends about 5000km from northwestern Queensland, across the central Australian deserts, protecting the southern part of the continent from dingoes. It then meets up with the Border Fence in New South Wales. ...
Asked in Kangaroos, Dingoes, Century - 1800s
Were the kangaroo and the dingo in Australia in the 1800s?
Both the kangaroo and the dingo were in Australia in the 1800s. The kangaroo is native to Australia, and dingoes were brought over by the Aborigines, although it is not certain when. ...
Asked in Indigenous Australians
When did the aboriginal people bring the dingo to Australia?
It is not known when the Aboriginal people brought the dingo to Australia, but it is estimated that it was around 4000 years ago. ...