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Huge Donkey Welcomed at Lincolnshire Animal Sancturary


Offbeat  (tags: animals, bizarre, off-beat, unusual )

Marty
- 712 days ago - bbc.co.uk
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. (354)
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. (875)
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. (215)
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.
 

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

June M. (98)
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. (134)
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 (38)
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!
 

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

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

Kay M. (354)
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 Anderson (476)
Friday August 10, 2012, 3:37 pm
I'm glad she's there with you. Please take good care of her.
 

Kate Kenner (202)
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. (135)
Friday August 10, 2012, 5:41 pm
Noted, thanks.
 

Robert Hardy (67)
Friday August 10, 2012, 8:43 pm
that's ONE BIG ASS.... (sorry, had to do it.)
 

Bianca D. (85)
Friday August 10, 2012, 9:24 pm
What a great story! Lucky Miss Ellie - she looks amazing. Thank you Marty.
 

Marie W. (64)
Friday August 10, 2012, 10:17 pm
New one.
 

Veronica C. (42)
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. (453)
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 S. (314)
Sunday August 12, 2012, 7:19 am
She's big and beautiful.
 

Diane L. (108)
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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