Donkeys

Some articles on donkeys, donkey:

Provence Donkey - History
... Donkeys have played an important role in the lives of shepherds in the Provence region of France ... The oldest written record of these donkeys dates back to the 15th century ... breeding these shepherds developed a breed of donkeys specially suited for their needs ...
Steam Donkey - Design and Usage
... Steam donkeys acquired their name from their origin in sailing ships, where the "donkey" engine was typically a small secondary engine used to load and unload cargo and raise the larger sails with ... The larger steam donkeys often had a "donkey house" (a makeshift shelter for the crew) built either on the skids or as a separate structure ... In rare cases, steam donkeys were also mounted on wheels ...
Safe Haven For Donkeys In The Holy Land
... Safe Haven for Donkeys in the Holy Land (SHADH) is a British charity that cares for working and abandoned donkeys in Israel and the Palestinian Territories ... aware of the many hundreds of sick, unwanted and abused donkeys in the region ... The organization runs a 4-acre (16,000 m2) donkey sanctuary near the Israeli town of Netanya ...
Tijuana Zebra - History
... The Tijuana painted donkey, or Tijuana Zebra, came about some time in the middle of the twentieth century ... The reason for painting the donkeys was to ensure that the animal be seen in photographs ... Since the donkeys were mostly white, on sunny days with the old black and white cameras the donkey would be seen as a ghostly figure ...
Donkey Rides
... Donkey rides are a traditional feature of seaside resorts in England ... Children are allowed to ride donkeys on a sandy beach for a fee in summer months while on holiday, normally led in groups at walking pace ... Typically the donkeys used have their names on their harnesses so they could be identified by children and parents alike ...