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Donkey
Donkey in Clovelly, North Devon, England.jpg
General Information
Aliases Ass
Classification Equus africanus asinus
Intelligence Non-Sapient
Biological Information
Reproduction Sexual, viviparous
Locomotion Quadrupedal
Feeding Behavior Herbivorous
Lineage Information
Ancestor(s) African Wild Ass
Descendant(s) Mule
Hinny
Related Species Horse
Cultural Information
Sociocultral characteristics
Scientific Taxonomy
Planet Earth
Domain Eukaryota
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Subphylum Vertebrata
Class Mammalia
Order Perissodactyla
Family Equidae
Genus Equus
Subgenus Asinus
Species E. africanus
Subspecies E. a. asinus
Other Information
Status Domesticated

Donkeys are domestic animals used as beasts of burden.

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