Donkey social behaviour

The following video shows Matilde, Rubí, Morris and Aitana, just messing about in the field on Sunday evening. If you watch this sequence right through, just note how much time the donkeys spend on social interaction. There is hardly a moment when they are not communicating with each other. They are constantly seeking to gain each other’s attention.


About Gareth Thomas

After a mixed career as an aircraft technician, London fringe theatre playwright, Franciscan friar, and secondary school teacher, I find myself dividing my time mostly between looking after the needs of four donkeys in a remote location in the mountains in the Costa Blanca and preparing a legal case against the corrupt management of my monstrous last employer - the Elians group - for unfair dismissal. I like to hear the wind in the pine trees. I do not like struggling to get a duvet into a duvet cover. My musical tastes are extinct and I have mostly given up cycle racing.
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5 Responses to Donkey social behaviour

  1. Anonymous says:

    mmmnn?..reminds me of seminary

  2. Frere Rabit says:

    Scots College Rome has donkeys? In the Beda they only have terrapins. Now don’t go dressing up as Zorro and try to blag your way into conclave tomorrow, no matter how many pints they promise you in the seminary bar! 🙂


  3. Anonymous says:

    ha ha..pope zorro..ah one day perhaps??

  4. We is coming up to Palm Sunday when Jesus rode on a donkey – probably de origin of de expression “Holy Moke.”

  5. Frere Rabit says:

    Yes Ecclies, and I am going to blog on the Palm Sunday donkey.

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