What’s the difference between a dog and a dingo?
Dogs and dingoes are both mammals. They are both canids – members of the canine or dog family. Their brains are similar in size.
One difference between dogs and dingoes is their nose.
A dog has a shorter nose (muzzle) than a dingo.
A dingo has a longer nose than a dog.
Another difference between dogs and dingoes is the shape of their head.
A dog has a rounded head.
A dingo has a flatter head.
Dingoes are native to Australia, but dogs live everywhere in every country.
There are more similarities and differences too.
Photographer: Martina Nicolls
Martina Nicolls: SIMILAR BUT DIFFERENT IN THE ANIMAL KINGDOM