Mediterranean Miniature Donkey
Origin: Sardinia and Sicily
Latin Name: Equus africanus asinus
Habitat: Domestically bred
Diet: Grasses, hay and mineral supplements
Lifespan: Up to 35 years
Average Size: Height: 91cm., Weight: 160Kg.
Mediterranean Miniature donkeys are very social animals constantly seeking attention from owners with friendly nudges, brays and funny sounds. They have a variety of coat shades with dorsal stripes and shoulder crosses, dark ear marks, white mussels and eye rings and a white belly and inner leg. Donkey’s eyes are much larger in proportion to their size than horses.