Latest Donkeys Stories

2014-07-04 23:03:57

Birth of rare baby Poitou discovered by 7th generation farmer Ben Davis.

2011-07-28 10:08:00

Donkeys, the worst hit by the drought, rescued by the Peaceful Valley Donkey Rescue MILES, Texas, July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Over 300 donkeys have been rescued so far this year in Texas as a direct result of the drought.

2010-07-29 07:40:00

Genetic investigators say the partnership between people and the ancestors of today's donkeys was sealed not by monarchs trying to establish kingdoms, but by mobile, pastoral people who had to recruit animals to help them survive the harsh Saharan landscape in northern Africa more than 5,000 years ago.

2009-07-26 14:07:10

Neighbors of a family in Andover, Mass., say they should not be forced to hear the family's two donkeys bray for food from their backyard home. Trained biologist Leyla Schimmel said the two donkeys her family houses behind their neo-Colonial house would only bray on the rare occasion her 12-year-old

2006-06-04 20:22:56

By Nichola Groom LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Two cloned mules finished third and seventh in a Nevada mule race on Sunday, disappointing the scientists who created them a day after each animal won its respective elimination heat.

2006-05-25 08:10:00

In a low-stakes mule race in a remote corner of the West, nature versus nurture will be put to the test as two of the horse family's earliest clones challenge naturally bred runners next month in Nevada.

2005-04-29 08:15:00

It's male. But what is it? A zonkey? A deebra? That's the debate in Barbados since a zebra gave birth to a foal sired by a donkey.

Word of the Day
  • Growing in low tufty patches.
The word 'cespitose' comes from a Latin word meaning 'turf'.