One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A fence erected around an area to keep out dingoes.‘the 584-kilometre fence is designed to keep dogs out of New South Wales’Also called dingo fence
- ‘Having been out on the dog fence since six that morning, all I wanted to do was stop for a few hours and give my brain and body rest.’
- ‘The dog fence, standing between 5 and 8 feet high, is a netting fence, with plastic netting along the ground and barbed wire along the top of the South Australian side.’
- ‘I had enough time to refuel and organise my gear for the next stretch of the dog fence.’
- ‘He recently had a tour of the dog fence and says it's in pretty good condition.’
- ‘An estimated $7 million is spent annually trying to control wild dogs, with another $10 million to maintain the dog fence stretching across three states.’
- ‘The dog fence extends 584 kilometres along the New South Wales and South Australian and Queensland borders.’
- ‘He knows all the history on the famous dog fence, and runs a successful sheep station in one of the driest parts of the state.’
- ‘Roo shooters are another nocturnal creature of the outback, and the dog fence is one of their favourite haunts.’
- ‘It was time for me to move on, and I wondered what I would find next along the dog fence.’
- ‘More than 10 kilometres of the boundary of the sanctuary is made up of the dog fence, and I wanted to see how it could be used as a tool for conservation.’
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