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Huge Donkey Welcomed at Lincolnshire Animal Sancturary

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- 2142 days ago -
Miss Ellie, an 8ft (2.4m) American Mammoth Jackstock imported from the US in 2010, towers over other breeds at the Radcliffe Donkey Sanctuary near Sutton-on-Sea

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Pat B (356)
Wednesday August 8, 2012, 5:39 pm
I would think that Miss Ellie is a welcome addition to the group there. So glad to read that she is now living in a santuary!!! Good news, Marty, thank you!

Laura H (964)
Wednesday August 8, 2012, 7:15 pm
What a wonderful place...all the animals are so beautiful and look happy!
Miss Ellie is a big sweet girl :)

Thank you Marty!

John B (185)
Wednesday August 8, 2012, 8:10 pm
Thanks Marty for posting the link to the BBC News video report. Miss Ellie is an Absolutely amazing and beautiful animal. Watched and noted.

Veronica G (108)
Thursday August 9, 2012, 1:32 am
How amazing! Not at all the norm for a donkey.
Thanks for posting.

June M (139)
Friday August 10, 2012, 11:48 am
thanks for posting this wonderful story Marty

Valerie W (52)
Friday August 10, 2012, 12:36 pm
Read & noted, thanks Marty! :) What a sweet, happy story, especially to sart the weekend with. We only wish there were more happy animal stories out there. Miss Ellie is so big & so sweet, she's adorable, glad she's in a sanctuary.

Valerie H (133)
Friday August 10, 2012, 12:38 pm
....thank you for sharing with us.....

diane c (1)
Friday August 10, 2012, 1:02 pm
Her ears are wonderful! I once did a story on MAMMOTH donkeys for a magazine. They're really quite beautiful.

Muriel Servaege (53)
Friday August 10, 2012, 1:11 pm
Miss Elle is absolutely amazing! I could easily have mistaken her for a horse, I must say! It is fine she is now in a sancturary ... in England where people love animals so much!

Cristins Calloni (0)
Friday August 10, 2012, 1:12 pm
Thanks for posting!!

Kathleen R (138)
Friday August 10, 2012, 1:35 pm

Kay M (347)
Friday August 10, 2012, 2:25 pm
hope she's happy there.

Margery Coffey (8)
Friday August 10, 2012, 2:30 pm
That is definitely a very large donkey! Thanks for expanding my understanding of donkeys.


Christeen A (371)
Friday August 10, 2012, 3:37 pm
I'm glad she's there with you. Please take good care of her.

Kate Kenner (215)
Friday August 10, 2012, 3:38 pm
The first word that came out of my mouth was WOW! She is a lovely girl though and certainly not a freak of nature. In my book the only freaks of nature of humans.

Nelson Baker (0)
Friday August 10, 2012, 3:52 pm
Thank you. I never heard of a mammoth donkey.

janet f (29)
Friday August 10, 2012, 3:55 pm
I love donkeys. I have never seen one so big. Looks like they have a nice home at that sanctuary.

Kerrie G (116)
Friday August 10, 2012, 5:41 pm
Noted, thanks.

Robert Hardy (68)
Friday August 10, 2012, 8:43 pm
that's ONE BIG ASS.... (sorry, had to do it.)

Bianca D (87)
Friday August 10, 2012, 9:24 pm
What a great story! Lucky Miss Ellie - she looks amazing. Thank you Marty.

Marie W (67)
Friday August 10, 2012, 10:17 pm
New one.

Veronica C (22)
Friday August 10, 2012, 10:35 pm
She's a beauty~ and she's very fortunate to be at the Sanctuary.

carol k (17)
Saturday August 11, 2012, 4:15 pm
she is beautiful

Dianne D (490)
Saturday August 11, 2012, 4:42 pm
She is very beautiful but I hate seeing her exploited. A mule is a cross between a horse and a donkey. She looks like a horse in body with a donkey head.

Donna B (36)
Saturday August 11, 2012, 6:30 pm
Miss Ellie is beautiful.. Wonderful story. Thx for sharing Marty.

Ruth C (87)
Sunday August 12, 2012, 7:19 am
She's big and beautiful.

Diane L (110)
Friday August 24, 2012, 11:51 pm
Was there no place in the U.S. for "Miss Ellie"? Just curious why she was "imported" into a sanctuary, and if she will be used for breeding because she's "unique" or "unusual"?
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