The Dingo Fence

It’s probably as long as the Great Wall of China, but up until recently I had never heard of what could be the longest man made object ever – The Great Dingo Fence of Australia! Erected in the 1885 to keep Dingos and other wild dogs out of the South eastern Australia, the fence stretches right across Australia and is at least 5,000km long. The fertile land in the south is used for sheep breeding, but the Dingos had a habit of eating the sheep so had to be kept out. Although it is only 6 feet tall,…

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