Tag Archives: donkeys

Donkeys, goats, sheep and llamas help the airport

Many thought Chicago O’Hare was kidding when it revealed plans to introduce a herd of goats to graze on grass and weeds in a hard-to-mow parts of the airport. Well, it wasn’t, they unveiled its newest workers yesterday – 25 goats, sheep, llamas and small donkeys as part of the Chicago Department of Aviation’s Sustainable Vegetation […]

A donkey as a slow travelling companion

We had a donkey for many years. It is a very intelligent, affordable and durable animal. Donkeys have been used as a working animals for at least 5000 years and has been a travelling companion for many travellers: Rediscovering donkeys Yet where would travel be without all those slow journeys of yesteryear? Adventures like Patrick Leigh Fermor’s long walk across […]