Miniature Donkey

Miniature Donkey

MINIATURE DONKEY

(Equus africanus asinus)

  • Native to: This miniature breed of Donkey originates from the Mediterranean area of Northern Africa and more recently from Sicily and Sardinia.
  • Diet: They are herbivores, which means they eat plants. Their diet mainly consists of grain, grass and hay.
  • Lifespan: 25 – 35 years
  • IUCN Status: 
  • Fun Facts:The breed was originally used as work-horses in the 18th century, carrying supplies and water. As well as being harnessed to grind-stones in the grain mills. A female donkey is called a Jenny, a male donkey is called a Jack and a baby donkey is called a Foal.

 

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November 5, 2019

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