A woman found a stray puppy in her backyard in Wandiligong, a rural town in Victoria, Australia, after she heard whimpering.

They brought him to Alpine Animal Hospital in a nearby town, where the pup was very laid-back and happy to receive attention.

The vet noticed what appeared to be claw marks on the pup’s back, which led her to believe he may have been dropped by a bird into the woman’s backyard.

The hospital sent off a genetic sample to the University of New South Wales for tests, and it turns out this stray “puppy” is not a puppy at all!

It turns out that this pup was a purebred Alpine Dingo, which is currently a species in danger of extinction. OMG! These photos are beautiful >> Click To Continue Reading This Story And View Photos!

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