Prepare To Fall In Love With These Woolly Donkeys

They’re called Baudet de Poitou and are adorable.

1. This is a Poitou donkey. They can grow to 8ft tall and have a wonderfully shaggy coat.

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2. But they’re endangered. There are fewer than 1,000 in existence.

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3. Luckily there’s a sanctuary in the New Forest for these gentle giants.

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4. Retired vet Annie Pollock has been breeding the animals on her farm for the past nine years.

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5. The donkeys are continually groomed to keep their coats furry and comfy.

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6. Pollock says: “I love their temperament. They’re so funny and friendly, and they teach you patience.”

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7. Look at their fluffy woolly ears!

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8. <3 you woolly donkeys.

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Ailbhe Malone is the UK lifestyle editor for BuzzFeed and is based in London.
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