How to use Donkeys in a sentence

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  • On many of the islets numerous tropical fruits are found growing wild, but they are no doubt escapes from cultivation, just as the large herds of wild cattle, horses, donkeys, pigs, goats and dogs - the last large and fierce - which occur abundantly on most of the islands have escaped from domestication.

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  • How queer all living creatures are, except donkeys!

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  • Cattle, sheep, mules and donkeys are sent in large numbers to Egypt.

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  • I had been told he had two dead donkeys that, sadly, had been hit by a train.

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  • There were several small vehicles, several more men with donkeys, and a slew of boats departing the harbor for the morning catch.

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  • A committee exists " for the improvement of the breeds of Cyprus stock "; stallions of Arab blood have been imported, and prizes are offered for the best donkeys.

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  • To the east of the town is the Fontana del Rosello, which supplied the town with water before the construction of the aqueduct, the water being brought up in small barrels by donkeys.

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  • His company consisted of thirteen sepoys, ten Johanna men, nine African boys from Nasik school, Bombay, and four boys from the Shire region, besides camels, buffaloes, mules and donkeys.

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  • Nodding donkeys pull out oil from barren landscapes, bubbling in pools over the soil.

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  • The tackle on his hook would have made donkeys envious worldwide.

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  • The life expectancy of donkeys is low with only 11% of donkeys sampled being over the age of 15 years.

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  • Children of all ages delight in meeting our farm animals - a growing menagerie of donkeys, ponies and chickens.

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  • We also have donkeys who share the ponies paddock near the Childrens ' Farm.

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  • Weston is typical of a British Victorian holiday center with piers, amusements, saucy postcards and donkeys giving children rides along the beach.

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  • They not only grew food, but also reared poultry, pigs, goats and even donkeys.

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  • Sheep and goats are bred throughout the country; but the breeding of the beasts of burden (donkeys, horses, camels) is chiefly in the hands of the Bedouin.

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  • This feature not only allows children the opportunity to touch animals, they also have the ability to bottle-feed the young goats, horses, and miniature donkeys.

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  • In the interior cattle and sheep are plentiful, on the plateau horses and donkeys.

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  • Facilities will include an indoor riding arena and stables to accommodate the 20 donkeys that will live onsite.

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  • Donkeys and mules of various breeds are good, and would be better were they not so often weakened by heavy work before attaining full maturity.

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  • Wild donkeys of Karpas peninsula Photo by Halid Izzet The region also houses the wild Cypriot donkeys who gaze care-free in the nature.

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  • Although some of these elephants are believed not to have been larger than donkeys, the height of others may be estimated at from 4 to 5 ft., or practically the same as that of the dwarf Congo race.

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  • Horses are bred to some extent, while the native race of donkeys is remarkably small in size.

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  • Roads suitable for wheeled vehicles are found in Lower Egypt, but the majority of the tracks are bridle-paths, goods being conveyed on the backs of donkeys, mules and camels.

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  • But the lowness of stature extends to the lower animals - cattle, horses, donkeys, &c. - and this may indicate that climatic causes have some part in the matter also, though Sergi denies this.

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  • There are very few roads; goods are transported on camels, or on horses and donkeys in the hilly tracts.

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  • Donkeys are much used in the central regions; they make excellent transport animals.

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  • There are few roads in Abyssinia suitable for wheeled traffic. Transport is usually carried on by mules, donkeys, pack-horses and (in the lower regions) camels.

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  • Horses, mules and donkeys, formerly exported in great numbers, are at present not very abundant, and their prices have risen much since 1880.

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  • She was devoted to the protection of animals and prevention of cruelty, and took up with characteristic zeal the cause of the costermongers' donkeys, building stables for them on her Columbia market estate, and giving prizes for the best-kept animals.

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