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Genes Show Ancient Link Between Australia, India

Migrants from India brought dingoes, researchers say

(Newser) - The belief that Australia's Aborigines existed in isolation for tens of thousands of years before the arrival of European settlers has been upended by a new genetic study, the BBC reports. Researchers found that while there is a strong genetic link between Aboriginal Australians and the people of New... More »

Coroner: Dingo Did Take Baby 32 Years Ago

New inquest clears Azaria Chamberlain's parents

(Newser) - The parents of Azaria Chamberlain have finally been exonerated 32 years after their 9-week-old baby vanished from a campsite in the Outback, sparking one of the most controversial investigations in Australian history. The evidence shows that a "dingo or dingoes entered the tent, attacked Azaria, and dragged or carried... More »

'Dingo Took My Baby' Case Reopened

Australia will look into disappearance of Azaria Chamberlain for 4th time

(Newser) - A fresh turn in the spotlight for an infamous, three-decade-old case: Australia will conduct a fourth inquest into the death of Azaria Chamberlain, who disappeared in 1980 in the Australian outback; her mother famously said that a dingo took the nine-week-old child from their tent. Lindy Chamberlain-Creighton was found guilty... More »

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