Miniature Donkey

Equus asinus f. asinus

Level-headed, not stubborn

Donkeys have a reputation for being stubborn. But what we see as stubbornness is actually a sign of intelligence: when faced with danger, donkeys stay put and assess the situation, while horses follow their instincts and bolt immediately.


  • Herkunft

    Italy (Sardinia, Sicily)

  • Diet

    Hay, grass, grain, branches and bark of shrubs and trees

  • Size

    80 to 100 cm shoulder height

  • Weight

    150 to 230 kg

  • Gestation period

    12 to 14 months

  • Achievable age

    40 to 50 years

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Opening hours

Today, 17. January
9:00 - 16:30
Last admission: 15:30
Opening hours

Feedings & Trainings

  • No public Animal feeding & training sessions are taking place at this time.


Zoo map


Hardenbergplatz 8, 10787 Berlin

Route (Google)