Did you know that the Bourbonnais Donkey drinks 4 gallons of water a day? Discover interesting facts about 24 breeds, including their appearance, history and breeding, and uses in agriculture and tourism.
From the critically endangered Abyssinian, to the speedy Onager who can run at 40 MPH over a 15-mile stretch, this fascinating guide will turn both young and old into a donkey and mule enthusiast.
Donkeys really aren't stubborn; they just have a strong instinct for self-preservation! Adults and kids alike will enjoy learning about the many characteristics of these gentle and docile animals.
Jack Byard was born in Bradford in Yorkshire where he has lived and worked all his life. He always had a deep affection for his rural heritage and so wrote his first book, Know Your Sheep, with a view to sharing with others the countryside that he loves.
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