About the Donkey

The Donkey is a working animal.

The Donkey is more than 5,000 years old.

The Donkey has a reputation for stubbornness.

It is difficult to force or frighten the Donkey into doing something it perceives to be dangerous, for whatever reason.

Once a person has earned their confidence, the Donkey can be very dependable.

The Donkey appears to be quite intelligent, cautious, friendly, playful and eager to learn.

The Donkey is sometimes called an ass.

- All plucked conveniently from a wiki page. Sounds about right.