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Hystrix cristata

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Fact File

Average size

90-160cm tall


Between 180-500kg

Litter size

Single foal at a time

life span

25-30 years

The donkey, known for its long ears and gentle nature, has been a faithful companion to humans for centuries.


These intelligent animals are well-adapted to various environments and are used for transportation and companionship worldwide. They have a strong sense of social hierarchy within their herds and form close bonds with their caretakers.

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Did you know?!

Donkeys have a keen memory and can recognise places they haven't visited for years.

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