Why Are Dingoes So Special

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Dingoes are some incredible animals and there is no wonder that so many people decide for them when they want a different kind of a pet. Dingoes are also known under the scientific name of Canis lupus dingo, being considered subspecies of wolves. Only having this fact in mind, there is no shock that people want to have dingoes near their homes. Dingoes are original from Australia, although the first animals of this kind were found in Asia, being later naturally brought on the already mentioned continent.

Dingoes are a very popular choice of pets because they are unique. Although they are very much similar to dogs, dingoes grow in weight up to about 50 to 70 pounds (23 to 32 kg) and come to measure 117 to 154 cm (46 to 61 inches). The height of dingoes is 19 – 23 inches (48 to 58.5 cm). So, dingoes surely are some impressive animals. Dingoes, usually are similar to big sized dogs, but they are nocturnal animals. When it comes to the lifespan of the amazing dingoes, the animals are known to live in average about ten years, but they can also live up to 13 and even 18 years. The dingo female is only going to breed after the age of two. Dingoes only mate once a year.

Dingoes are not very hard to recognize. Actually, they are some very big animals and they are considered to be really unique in the canine world. The dingo is going to be able to rotate the wrist easily. A very interesting fact about dingoes is that they bark very short, many people thinking that dingoes do not bark at all. Numerous people in Australia, but not only in this location, but also in many other countries in the world, decide to keep dingoes as pets. They definitely are a good choice if you are looking for a quite unique type of a pet, but you should know that dingoes are also used with hunting purposes. They are some strong, quick animals, but if you plan on keeping a dingo near your home, you should make sure that you have enough time to dedicate to your new pet.

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