Dr Bradley Smith is a Research Fellow in Human and Animal Psychology at CQ University in Adelaide, Australia.
He has a fascinating research focus on the behaviour and cognition of dingoes.
Learn more about this amazing wild canid and how it fits into the dog-wolf-other landscape in this episode of Human Animal Science.
Is a dingo a dog or wolf? How does a dingo relate to a kelpie?
Let’s find out!
Dr Bradley Smith’s website: https://www.howlingdingo.com.au/
Dingo Discovery & Research Centre
Sterling the dingo demonstrating tool use:
Smith, B., & Litchfield, C. (2013). Looking back at ‘looking back’: Operationalizing referential gaze for dingoes in an unsolvable task. Animal Cognition, 16, 961-971.
Smith, B., Appleby, R. & Litchfield, C. (2012). Spontaneous tool-use: an observation of a dingo (Canis dingo) using a table to access an out-of-reach food reward. Behavioural Processes, 89, 219-224.
Smith, B., & Litchfield, C. (2010). How well do dingoes (Canis dingo) perform on the detour task. Animal Behaviour, 80, 155-162.
Smith, B., & Litchfield, C. (2010). Dingoes (Canis dingo) can use human social cues to locate hidden food. Animal Cognition, 13, 367-3
Photos courtesy of Dr Bradley Smith