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IA DINGO WITH A PAST.

TRAPPED AND KILLED AFTER

MANY YEARS.

USUAL MEAL. A 40-LB. SHEEP.

Sydney, December '26.

I -After ranging for years over about 12 1 square mi'.es of country between Deep- water ind Dundee River, killing in that time over 600 sheep and injuring many more, a lar^e black dingo turning grisly grey, with ten years of wickedness and minus a front paw which it had left in a trdp five years ago, at last forgot its cun- ning and placed a hind les in another trap. Mr. John Bacon, of Ten-cnile, who had been following- the depredator for seven days, heard its "lion-like roaring," as it is described, and with his gun dispatohed the dog. The anima 's usual meal w.is a 40 lb. sheep, which he would gor£c, and re- main satisfied for three days. He would kill others and leave them till he cot a fat one For years sheepoivners tried single handed to catch him, but recently _ they

combined and subscribed ?60 for his de- struction, and the money now goes to 'Mr.

Bacon.

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