Donkey Knowledge Badge
Skills: To recognise different characterics and traits of a donkey.
- A Donkey is a hoofed mammal that are part of the Equidae family. Horses and Zebras are also animals that are part of the Equidae family.
- A boy donkey is called a Jack. A girl donkey is called a Jenny.
- Donkeys make a loud braying noise that goes on for several seconds.
- Donkey’s coats are not waterproof.
- Life span 40-50 years
- Herbivore eating only grass, shrubs, straw & grains.
- Donkey hooves are more elastic than those of horses, and do not naturally wear down as fast.
- Donkeys can be used to guard livestock against predators. They instinctively attack, by biting and kicking.
- A donkey’s ears are much longer than a horses. Their ears help keep the donkey cool in warm dry environments.