She has always maintained that a dingo - a wild dog - took her baby.
This muscle is infrequent in humans but is commonly found in the dog, fox, wolf, jackal, panther, and the dingo .
This is settled but authentically wild, with koala in tall, thick gum trees, shy but visible wallabies and a black dingo , a bush dog that glares balefully at visitors but never approaches.
The only possible predators - the dingo and the Tasmanian wolf - were already being shot and kept in check by the sheep ranchers.
Apart from being chased by a wild dingo , nothing has disturbed the gentle pattern of his existence.
New DNA research has found that Australia's iconic wild dog, the dingo , probably descended from a family pet brought to the continent 5,000 years ago.
Australia has long battled its native wild dog the dingo , but now domestic hunting dogs have bred with dingoes to produce a larger, aggressive feral dog.
Meanwhile, the wild dingo living in the outback existed on a diet that ranged from kangaroos to small rodents.
The dingo , one of Australia's many indigenous animals, is also, like the kangaroo, something of a national mascot.
Some species live in light woodlands, although most generally prefer open country where their great speed is an advantage in escaping dangers such as Australia's wild native dog, the dingo .