Scary Pumpkin 2 Animal News For You : Facts about donkeys

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Facts about donkeys

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Donkeys have been used as working animals for 5000 years. They are also domesticated* member of the horse family.

A male donkey is called a Jack, a female donkey is called a Jenny.
 Young donkey= Foal, just like the young horses/baby horse.
When a donkey and a horse mate the foal will be a mule. Juancito.jpg You can see that the neck on the mule is from the horse, and the fur isn't so thick like a horse, but the mule has got the long ears, mane and the muzzle* from the donkey.

*Muzzle is what the horses mouth is called.
*Domesticated is when it's one of the tamed species..