China is ravaging Africa's donkey population
Donkey skins are being imported to China en masse for use in the ejiao industry, being used as an alternative medicine.
Death Valley Cougars Seen Killing and Eating Feral Donkeys for First Time
Scientists have discovered that cougars have taken the place of saber tooth tigers and dire wolves in the food chain.
Animal Charity Introduces New Feeding System for Orphaned Donkeys
A donkey charity has developed a "pioneering" new feeding aid for orphaned donkeys- to help them grow.
Donkey's Excited Reaction to Seeing Owner Charms Internet: 'I Want One'
"He really shows how much animals can show compassion and soul and that every life is worth saving," the donkey's owner told The Dodo.
Man Sings Lullaby to Baby Donkey Cradled in His Arms in Heartwarming Video
One animal lover described the video as proof "there's a few good people left on this planet."
People Shocked at Donkey 'Pedicure' After Hooves Resemble 'Turkish Slipper'
Donkey hooves, while not traditionally requiring horseshoes, should be trimmed every six to 10 weeks.
TikToker's Mission to Rescue Allegedly Neglected Donkey Goes Viral
When @stationhigh returned to her childhood home after a long time away, she found her former pet donkey, Francis, in bad shape, according to a series of TikToks.
Chinese Noblewoman Buried With Donkeys for Playing Polo in the Afterlife
Donkey polo was a popular game in ancient China among some sections of society.
Donkeys Are in Crisis As Demand for Skin Grows in Traditional Medicine
The trade has placed unprecedented pressure on global donkey populations and even caused them to suffer drastic declines in some countries.
Earth Could Lose Half of Its Donkeys in the Next Five Years, Study Says
New research into the global donkey population indicates that the trade in the animal's skins has exploded to such a level that they face population collapse.
Video: Outrage After Donkeys Painted Like Zebras for Safari-Themed Wedding
The donkeys were reportedly painted with black and white stripes for a wedding that was taking place at the bar, sparking complaints from animal rights groups in the country.
Greece Bans Overweight Tourists From Donkey Rides
"The obese and overweight tourists, combined with the lack of shade and water, as well as the sheer heat and 568 cobbled steps, is what is causing such a problem," a spokesman for the charity Help the Santorini Donkeys said.
Greek Donkeys to Enjoy Improved Working Conditions
After animal welfare groups protested the donkeys' maltreatment, the government agreed to impose limits on the duration of a donkey's shift and the weight of its load.
Protected Donkeys Shot to Death in Nevada Desert
Thirteen small donkeys, known locally as "burros," have been found dead since May 5.
China Demands African Donkey Skins for Unproven Remedy
One account said this was the worst animal welfare violation she'd ever seen.
Chinese Medicine is Putting Africa's Donkeys At Risk
Donkey skins are boiled down to form the basis of a tonic believed to increase sex drive and fight aging in traditional Chinese medicine.