Donkeys have an incredible memory – they can recognize areas and other donkeys they were with up to 25 years ago.
Donkeys are not easily startled and have a keen sense of curiosity.
Donkeys have a reputation for stubbornness but this is due to their highly developed sense of self preservation. It is difficult to force or frighten a donkey into doing something it sees as contrary to its own best interest or safety.
Donkeys are more independent in their thinking and will reason, then make decisions based on their safety.
Donkeys can live for over 50 years. They are also very strong and intelligent