Dingo Facts2018-11-18T19:13:33+00:00


  • Dingoes have white socks on their feet
  • Alpha pair suppress copulation in sub-ordinate females
  • Dingoes are very inquisitive
  • 3 basic coat colours : ginger, black – tan and white
  • Average height of a dingo at the shoulders is 570mm
  • 10 prey species make up 80% of a dingoes diet
  • Average gestation period is 61- 69 days
  • Dingoes only have one breeding season per year
  • Average litter size is 5
  • Mothers recover 30% of their water requirement from ingesting their offspring’s urine and faeces
  • A dingo must drink water an average of 12% of their body weight per day in summer