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10 facts to change the way you think about donkeys

By: Jaymi Heimbuch on June 14, 2016, 3:53 p.m.
Adorable donkeys are full of surprises

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There's so much to love about donkeys

One of the most under-appreciated animals around is the humble yet utterly lovable donkey.

You may know the long ears, the comedic braying and the history of this hearty working animal, but there's so much more! Do you know about some of the strange breeds of donkey, or that their wild cousins are critically endangered, or that there's a really intelligent reason behind that infamous stubborn streak?

Scroll through these slides and you'll gain a whole new appreciation for these unique and loving animals.