Stray Dog Turns Out To Be Rare Purebred Dingo

the durable stray dog took a DNA test
and it turns out he’s 100% rare endangered dingo be sure to subscribe
and like our video before we get started weeks after a stray puppy was discovered
in a backyard in rural Australia DNA tests revealed that the furry creature
is not a dog at all but an Australian Alpine dingo the news was a welcome
surprise for conservationists Australian Alpine dingoes are an endangered species
Boehner will to extinction because of inbreeding hunting and government
eradication programs according to the Australian and Pacific Science
Foundation the dingo puppy since named Wandy was discovered in
august in the backyard of a resident in wendell Agong a rural town in the
Australian state of Victoria the Australian dingo Foundation announced
Thursday Wandy was later moved to the dingo Foundation sanctuary while results
of a DNA test were pending Lyn Watson who directs the Australian dingo
Foundation told the Australian Broadcasting Corporation that of the
three types of Australian dingoes which include inland and tropical Alpine
dingoes like Wandy are the only ones currently in danger of extinction for us
he is going to be a very valuable little thing depending on his eventual
development and the way he continues to get along with everybody else in the
sanctuary Watson said the rarity of receiving a purebred as a pup means
Wandy could eventually become part of the sanctuaries breeding program which
includes about 40 other adult dingoes according to CNN experts say most
dingoes in the island country our dog dingo hybrids Australian geographic
noted in a 2011 article about the potential extinction of purebred dingoes
nowhere on the east coast of Australia can you find a dingo population that
isn’t at least 50% and in some cases 80% domestic dog Rikki Spencer an associate
professor of zoology at the University of Western Sydney told the magazine at
the time the unnamed resident who discovered Wandy heard the pup hiding
and crying in the garden the ABC reported the resident initially thought
Wandy was a stray dog or a fox and soon took him to bec day a local veterinarian
Juan DS original journey may have ended with him being dinner for an eagle or
other bird of prey instead the young pup was likely dropped from its captors
talons de told ABC noting what appeared be claw marks on Wanda’s back there were
no other pups nearby today said the resident hadn’t heard any other dingos
calling so he was just a lonely soul sitting in a backyard who could just
save the future of a season a little bit more about this miracle pup is the
director of the dingo Discovery century & Research Center when Watson thank you
for joining us could you just tell us a little bit more about 1d you

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