Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/2440/13923
Type: Journal article
Title: The cull of the wild: dingoes, development and death in an Australian tourist location
Author: Peace, Adrian John
Citation: Anthropology Today, 2002; 18 (5):14-19
Publisher: Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland
Issue Date: 2002
ISSN: 0268-540X
School/Discipline: School of Social Sciences : Anthropology
Statement of
Responsibility: 
Adrian Peace
Abstract: Presents a paper on contradictory images of the endangered dingo population which is feared as a wild animal and is also the target of fun and ridicule in tourist resort advertising. Description of fatal attack by dingoes in Fraser Island, Queensland; Emergence of the island as a major center for domestic and international tourism; Role of media in reinforcing the belief that dingoes are dangerous to people.
Keywords: Fraser Island (Qld.); Queensland
Description: Anthropology Today © 2002 Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland
RMID: 0020021155
Published version: http://www.jstor.org/stable/3694986
Appears in Collections:Anthropology & Development Studies publications

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