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  • Donkey running on Highway shot and killed (Party Symbol?)

    04/13/2018 12:51:12 PM PDT · by rey · 52 replies
    Press Democrat ^ | 13 April 2018
    (Full title: Donkey running on Highway 101 shot and killed by Mendocino County Animal Control officers) An aggressive 40-year-old donkey loose on Highway 101 in Hopland was shot and killed by Mendocino County Animal Control officers Wednesday at the request of the animal’s owner. The 500-pound donkey was reported running on the highway around 3:30 p.m. prompting a response from the CHP, Caltrans, the Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office and animal control, authorities said. The donkey posed a threat to drivers coming around a blind corner on Highway 101, the Sheriff’s Office said in a statement. A driver was injured after...
  • Donkey Tries to Eat Ł220,000 McLaren Supercar After Mistaking it for a Carrot

    09/30/2017 9:20:33 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 20 replies
    Metro (U.K.) ^ | 9/30 | Jimmy Nsubuga
    Who knew donkeys loved to eat orange McLaren supercars? Markus Zahn found it out the hard way when one of the animals chomped down on his beloved motor, which costs Ł220,000. He had left his McLaren 650S Spider by Vitus the donkey’s paddock in Germany, in September 2016. The animal may have mistaken the orange car for a giant carrot when he bit the back of it, damaging the paint and a carbon-fibre piece. The donkey probably thought the car was a carrot on wheels. I’m not mad at him,’ Mr Zahn told Bild. He added: ‘I looked into the...
  • Donkey offers Finals Week stress relief at Montana State

    05/04/2017 2:35:43 PM PDT · by LouieFisk · 17 replies
    Yahoo News-AP ^ | May 3, 2017 | Yahoo News-AP
    A donkey named Oliver joined several therapy dogs offering stress relief during Finals Week at Montana State University in Bozeman.
  • Grand Canyon 'On the Trail' Theme Portrays Donkey Falling off the Edge

    02/20/2017 12:54:09 PM PST · by CharlesOConnell · 24 replies
    Freep | 2/20/2017 | CharlesOConnell After an Intro, Ferde Grofe's 'Grand Canyon Suite', Donkey Theme, starts with a picturesque depiction of pack mules on the trail for the first 8 measures. The second 8 measures of a descending, frenetic theme, don't make programmatic sense, unless there is an explicit visual depiction of a donkey tumbling off the trail. In the third 8 measure section, the donkey's plaintive hee-haw is heard.
  • Donkey of the Day

    02/01/2017 5:31:22 AM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 14 replies
    Breakfast Club ^ | 1/2/17 | Kim Kardashian
    Per Kardashian, Trump is banning US citizens from seven countries, and is therefore on the side of Satan.
  • Caption This: Dallas Memorial - Tale of Two Presidents

    07/13/2016 5:31:18 AM PDT · by RummyChick · 57 replies
    twitter ^ | 7/12 | scott baio
    Scott Baio Verified account ‏@ScottBaio 10h10 hours ago Too much pride to bow his head in prayer. Obama mentions HIMSELF 45 times during memorial speech for Dallas officers
  • Nativity animals

    12/26/2015 8:46:55 AM PST · by Salvation · 6 replies ^ | 12-22-15 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    Msgr. Charles Pope 12/22/2015 Nativity animals Question: I was told that the animals in the Christmas Nativity scene have a symbolic meaning. Is this so, and if so what?— Jennifer Ladd, Buffalo, New York Answer: Yes, the traditional animals of the Nativity scene are chosen for a reason. The ox and the donkey are a reference to Isaiah 1:3 which says, “An ox knows its owner, and an ass, its master’s manger; But Israel does not know, my people has not understood.”So, it’s actually rather an unflattering self-accusation we make of our own human family that, in effect, declares the...
  • Driver arrested for allegedly dragging donkey behind truck

    02/17/2015 8:40:53 AM PST · by Responsibility2nd · 22 replies
    KSAT ^ | 02/16
    CONROE, Texas - A Houston-area man has been accused of dragging a donkey behind his vehicle as other drivers called 911 to report the apparent animal abuse. Montgomery County jail records show 21-year-old Nasim Irsan was being held Monday on a charge of cruelty to livestock animals. Online jail records do not list bond or an attorney for Irsan, who was booked Saturday night into the jail in Conroe. Deputies responding to reports of a pickup truck dragging a donkey located the moving vehicle and rescued the animal, which had a rope around its neck. The rope was tied to...
  • Swiss firefighters pull donkey from manhole

    11/05/2014 7:53:29 AM PST · by Brother Cracker · 24 replies
    Odd_News ^ | Nov. 4, 2014
    PRATTELN, Switzerland,- Swiss firefighters said they rescued a donkey found with its head and front legs sticking out the top of an uncovered manhole. Basel Country firefighters said a passerby alerted emergency services Saturday when he spotted the 13-year-old donkey, Nilo, with its head and front legs sticking out of the top of an uncovered manhole at a playground in Pratteln. Firefighters found the donkey's legs were stuck in the manhole's piping, but they were able to lift the animal out of its predicament without causing any serious injuries. Police said the donkey incurred some "flesh wounds" but was able...
  • Donkey Wrong: It’s a classic game, but it’s no fun…

    10/23/2014 4:44:18 PM PDT · by The Looking Spoon · 10 replies
    CRASHR ^ | 10-23-14 | The Looking Spoon
    I'm thinking of putting this on a shirt...
  • Missing driver says he woke up in field of donkeys

    09/18/2014 4:23:21 AM PDT · by aomagrat · 27 replies
    WIS TV ^ | 17 September 2014 | AP
    ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) - A driver who went missing after a one-car rollover in New Mexico says he later woke up in a field of donkeys.
  • Saudi Man Dies After Allegedly Trying To Sodomize A Donkey

    08/13/2014 4:01:03 PM PDT · by Dallas59 · 116 replies
    Opposing Views ^ | 8/13/2014 | Opposing Views
    The bizarre story of a man who died after trying to have sex with a donkey is circulating all over Middle Eastern news sites. Lebanese website Beiruting recently reported that a Saudi Sheikh man died after attempting to sodomize a donkey. But other sites have picked it up as well. Reports say that the man tied the donkey to his car, took off his pants and attempted the have sex with the animal. The donkey, however, was not about to let that happen, and allegedly, it proceeded to kick the Sheikh man in the face following by three strong kicks...
  • Kerry to African Leaders: Do Some of You Ride Donkeys? (Facepalm)

    05/04/2014 9:24:40 AM PDT · by equalator · 26 replies
    BreitBart ^ | 5-4-2014 | Joel Pollak
    "Thank you, Mr. President, for being here. And thank you, all of you, for treading up the hill to join me this morning. I saw a couple of donkeys out there. Did some of you come up on the donkeys? (Laughter.) But a lot of buses and cars, and I am very, very appreciative."
  • Zonkey, Rare Zebra-Donkey Hybrid, Born in Mexican Zoo

    04/25/2014 4:54:02 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 40 replies
    UPI ^ | April 25, 2014 | Brooks Hays
    Biologists had originally thought zebra and donkey chromosomes to be incompatible.A rare but adorable cross-breed was introduced to the world this week at a zoo in Reynosa, Mexico. Khumba is the lovechild of Rayas, a female zebra, and Ignacio, a blue-eyed albino donkey. That makes Khumba a zonkey, one of only a few in the world. Though there are now living specimens of zonkeys at zoos in the U.S., Japan, China and elsewhere, biologists had originally thought zebra and donkey chromosomes were incompatible. But apparent genetic incongruity didn't stop Rayas and Ignacio from trying. According to WTVY, the two visited...
  • Camel in a Can and 6 More Weird Canned Meats

    01/07/2014 1:41:37 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 81 replies
    Daily Beast ^ | 01.05.14
    You can’t believe it’s not donkey? As Chinese eaters reel from Walmart’s fox-meat scandal, plenty of other beasts are still available—in cans!— for dinner. Chinese Walmart customers in search of a nice donkey for dinner got a shock Thursday, when the retailer announced it had found traces of fox DNA in the “Five Spice Donkey Meat” product. Wait—you didn’t realize fox and donkey meat were even considered proper meals? Nor did we. Here are a few other bizarre animal products you can buy, and these come in a can. A Whole Chicken Not content to just offer just bits and...
  • China Wal-Mart surprise: How did fox meat get into donkey products?

    01/03/2014 6:15:57 AM PST · by Red Badger · 16 replies
    Christian Science Monitor ^ | January 2, 2014 | By Peter Ford, Staff writer
    Wal-Mart recalled donkey meat – a delicacy in northern China – because of contamination. If the discovery of “pink slime” in American hamburgers and horsemeat in European ones made you squeamish, read no further. Wal-Mart has just recalled donkey meat products from some of its stores in China because tests have found them to be contaminated with fox meat. Donkey is a delicacy in northern China. Fox is not. Fox meat smells rank, according to those who know. But it is cheap (less than 50 US cents a pound) because Chinese farmers who raise foxes for their fur have no...
  • In the end the Democratic Party's relationship with the American people boils down to this...

    10/25/2013 9:49:14 AM PDT · by The Looking Spoon · 2 replies
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 10-25-13 | The Looking Spoon
  • (Healthcare in Afghanistan) 'Donkey Ambulance' Rides To The Rescue Of Afghan Women In Labor

    10/01/2013 7:32:36 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 6 replies
    Radio Free Europe ^ | September 28, 2013 | Antoine Blua
    Afghanistan has some of the highest maternal and infant mortality rates in the world, and a high concentration of donkeys. Enter the maternity saddle -- a new invention that promises to carry women in labor across Afghanistan's difficult terrain so they can get the medical care they need. The British charity HealthProm and designer Peter Muckle developed the inflatable donkey saddle to ease the burden on women about to give birth in remote areas of Afghanistan. The lack of suitable transport in mountainous areas leads many pregnant women to opt against heading to health centers in favor of giving birth...
  • Egyptian arrested for naming donkey after general

    09/21/2013 9:41:22 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 18 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Sep 21, 2013 10:42 AM EDT | Mariam Rizk
    The state news agency says a farmer in southern Egypt has been arrested after putting the military chief’s name and an army-style cap on his donkey while riding it through town. MENA news agency said that Omar Abul-Magd was arrested late Friday in Qena province for allegedly insulting Gen. Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, who led the popularly-backed coup against President Mohammed Morsi. …
  • VINTAGE PHOTO: Donkey Riding On The Back Of WWII G.I.

    06/03/2013 7:04:32 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 33 replies
    Retronuat ^ | 1940s | Retronaut
    c. 1940s: Military donkey ride