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Fears for dingoes as Australia's wild dog faces extinction

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Marle and Digger may be small and cute puppies, but make no mistake, warns their handler Matt Williams: these 18-week-old dingoes are wild animals that would never make suitable pets. 

Eighteen-month-old dingo pups Marle and Digger are shown at the Alice Springs Desert Park in Australia's Northern Territory state, on October 12, 2013

The brother and sister pair who live at the Alice Springs Desert Park in central Australia are genetically pure dingoes, meaning they are two of the increasingly rare specimens of the aggressive sub-species of the Grey Wolf.

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