dingo attacks are generally the result of how a human acts toward them.
Georgina stepped in between the dingo and her baby sister just before their mother was able to scare the dingo away.
Although it is rare, dingo attacks on humans have been known to occur.
1789, Native Australian name, from Dharruk (language formerly spoken in the area of Sydney) /din-go/ "tame dog," though the English used it to describe wild Australian dogs. Bushmen continue to call the animal by the Dharruk term /warrigal/ "wild dog."
A hobo; tramp: One dingo got a dollar
[1920s+ Hoboes; related to the hobo sense of ding and probably ultimately to the 17th-century British slang ding-boy, ''rogue, sharper'']