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Miniature donkey

Equus asinus domestic miniature

Description:

Pumpkin was a very friendly donkey and was about 2.5 ft (76 cm) tall and 4 ft (122 cm) long.

Habitat:

Spotted on a farm.

Notes:

Miniature donkeys are native to the Mediterranean islands of Sicily and Sardinia and were first imported into the United States in 1929 by Robert Green. He bought six jennets and one jack. Of those, three jennets and the jack survived to produce the first miniature donkeys born in America. The current U.S. population is estimated to be from 10,000 to 20,000. Today, imports of miniature donkeys are difficult as they are reported to be near extinction in their native area. Miniature donkeys are very popular as companion animals and for show.

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Brian38
Spotted by
Brian38

Washington, USA

Lat: 47.24, Long: -122.77

Spotted on Jun 20, 2019
Submitted on Jun 22, 2019

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