These Miniature Donkeys Might Possibly Be The Cutest Thing You Will See All Week

Miniature donkeys are originally from North Africa.

cute miniature donkeys

They were interbred with a very similar species over in Italy to create what is known today as the Mediterranean Miniature Donkey.

cute miniature donkeys

Miniature donkeys were brought over to the United States during the 1920s and have blossomed here ever since.

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Male miniature donkeys are known as “Jacks.” Females are known as “Jennets” and babies are “Foals.”

cute miniature donkeys

They weigh around 15 pounds when born.

cute miniature donkeys

And they don’t grow any taller than approximately 35 inches.

cute miniature donkeys

This is KneeHi, the world’s tiniest donkey. He’s around 25.29 inches tall.

cute miniature donkeys

They can do some light work, if needed. But they make much better pets!

cute miniature donkeys

Donkeys have a reputation for being stubborn and difficult, but the truth is that they just have good memories and if something hurts or scares them, they’ll remain wary.