What type of animal is Australian dingo?
The Australian Dingo is a free-roaming wild dog unique to the continent of Australia mainly found in the outback.
* The Tasmanian Devil is an Australian marsupial * A dingo is an Asian and Australian placental mammal, though it is not native to Australia * An echidna is a monotreme (egg-laying mammal) found in Australia, while another species is found in Papua New Guinea * The kiwi is a small, flightless bird of New Guinea
Dingoes are Australian wild dogs, although they did not originate in Australia (unlike marsupials such as kangaroos and koalas). The dingo is a placental mammal, and is carnivorous. It is an opportunistic feeder, often eating carrion as well as preying on small or injured mammals. It shares some characteristics with both wolves and modern dogs. It is about 48-58 cm tall at the shoulders, and weighs between 23-32 kg. The Australian dingo is an ancient…