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"Where’s the Love for Donkeys?" Topic

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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP01 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…"
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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP02 Nov 2016 11:42 a.m. PST

Where is the second post?… (smile)


Personal logo piper909 Supporting Member of TMP Inactive Member07 Nov 2016 10:08 p.m. PST

My wife adores donkeys!! So there!

And I don't mind 'em myself.

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP09 Nov 2016 11:18 a.m. PST

Proud of your wife!. (smile)


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