Any association with or reference to the breed Donkeys.

Brother from Another Mother?

June 28th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

China’s history extends back an incredible 750,000 years to the time when Peking Man strolled about modern day Beijing. Given such vast time, its conceivable that evidence of ancient man, artifacts and bones, can be found just about everywhere. In 2003 workers for the city of Chengdu were expanding the local airport. They discovered not one [...]

BAAAAAAAd Asses

March 2nd, 2017|Categories: Features|Tags: , |

Being a shepherd in northern Italy is a centuries old occupation. Roaming herds of sheep have traditionally been tended by older men but in recent years many young Italians have chosen shepherding as their occupation. Italy’s challenged economy and financial austerity make it especially difficult for graduates to find employment. Thousands are opting for a simpler [...]

Boneco is the Bees Knees of Burros

May 27th, 2016|Categories: Features|Tags: , |

There are over 100 beekeepers in the the rural town of Itatira in the Brazilian state of Ceará. The region is arid and uncultivable but makes an ideal environment for bee keeping. The most successful beekeeping duo in the area is an unlikely pair with a unique method for harvesting. Manuel Juaraci, 59, and his donkey [...]