What do wild donkeys eat?

Answer The African wild ass is the closest living relative to the domesticated donkey, as well as being the donkey's ancestor. African wild asses are herbivores, and their diet is composed mostly of grass... Read More »

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Where do wild donkeys live?

Modern donkeys originated in the deserts of North Africa, where the rare African Wild Ass can still sometimes be found. Today, wild donkeys typically live in hot, dry grasslands, but can also survi... Read More »

Can donkeys breed?

Donkeys, like other mammals, are capable of reproduction. This requires a female (called a Jenny) and a male (called a Jack). The Jack ejaculates semen into the Jenny, who then has a chance to carr... Read More »

How do donkeys sleep?

Donkeys are similar enough to horses that the two can breed, but they can't produce fertile offspring. Like horses, donkeys are able to sleep in a few different ways and the way they choose to sle... Read More »

How heavy are donkeys?

Donkeys can weigh up to about 570 lbs. and can stand about 55 inches at the shoulder. Their average weight is 250 to 400 lbs. Donkeys have three size classifications: miniature, standard and mammot... Read More »