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Dingo

Flora / Fauna

Series: Australian Natural History Series

By: Brad Purcell

176 pages, photos and illustrations

CSIRO

Paperback | Nov 2010 | #187474 | ISBN-13: 9780643096936
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NHBS Price: £35.50 $45/€39 approx

About this book

Many present-day Australians see the dingo as a threat and a pest to human production systems. An alternative viewpoint, which is more in tune with Indigenous culture, allows others to see the dingo as a means to improve human civilisation. The dingo has thus become trapped between the status of pest animal and totemic creature. This book helps readers to recognise this dichotomy. The book brings together more than 50 years of observations to provide a comprehensive portrayal of life as a dingo.


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