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Dingo Proof Fence

La recinzione anti dingo, con I suoi 5300 Km, è la più lunga recinzione al mondo.

Si tratta di una rete di protezione che fu costruita in Australia tra il 1880 e il 1885, per tenere lontani i Dingo (cani selvatici australiani) dalla parte sud-est del continente – in cui essi furono sterminati - e per proteggere le greggi del Sud Queensland . Il suo successo fu solo parziale in quanto la riduzione della perdita di capi di bestiame fu controbilanciata dall’aumento della competizione per il pascolo tra canguri e conigli.

 

The Dingo Proof Fence is the longest fence in the world - it is 5300km long.

It is a pest-exclusion fence that was built in Australia during the 1880s and finished in 1885, to keep dingoes out of the relatively fertile south-east part of the continent (where they had largely been exterminated) and protect the sheep flocks of southern Queensland. It was only partly successful; Dingoes can still be found in parts of the southern states to this day, and although the fence helped reduce losses of sheep to predators, this was counterbalanced by increased pasture competition from rabbits and kangaroos

(From Wikipedia)

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Taken on January 6, 2009