"Where’s the Love for Donkeys?" Topic
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|Tango01 ||01 Nov 2016 12:28 p.m. PST|
"Donkeys during a demonstration at the Donkey Welfare Symposium at the Cornell College of Veterinary Medicine in Ithaca, N.Y, in September. Credit Heather Ainsworth for The New York Times About 5,000 years ago, 10 donkeys were laid to rest in painstakingly constructed brick grave chambers at a site connected with one of the earliest Egyptian kings.
They were buried in a place of importance, "where the highest lords would be," said Fiona Marshall, an archaeologist at Washington University in St. Louis who studies the domestication of donkeys. Because of their importance in trade across the Sahara, she said, donkeys had "superhigh status."
Unfortunately, even the most passionate defenders of donkeys recognize that the animal they love gets little respect in the wider world today…"
|Tango01 ||02 Nov 2016 11:42 a.m. PST|
Where is the second post?… (smile)
| piper909 ||07 Nov 2016 10:08 p.m. PST|
My wife adores donkeys!! So there!
And I don't mind 'em myself.
|Tango01 ||09 Nov 2016 11:18 a.m. PST|
Proud of your wife!. (smile)