Baby animals have the power to melt all hearts, even those made of steel. But while everyone enjoys seeing a palm-sized fox, deer, or a cute farm animal people rarely take their time to adore baby donkeys. These fuzzy creatures are usually the subjects of butt jokes, and it's quite a shame. To get them the attention their cute and cuddly looks truly deserve, Bored Panda has collected a heartwarming list of fuzzy and funny donkeys.

Donkeys aren't like horses at all; they differ physically, mentally and emotionally. Donkeys are more stoical in their behavior, startling less than horses. They are very social animals that simply cannot live alone, and if left without any company of other donkeys, they can fall into depression. Because of that, donkeys develop powerful emotional attachments with other animals. And you might've heard the saying 'Stubborn as a donkey,' but stopping and digging in their heels is actually sign of the donkey's intelligence, as they never run before making sure if there's real danger ahead. Oh, and if you thought that there's only one kind of these cute animals, you'd be amazed in finding that there are more than 100 donkey breeds, ranging from miniature donkeys to mammoth ones.

Scroll down to meet these big-hearted cute animals and upvote your favorites!

#1

Sparky The Week-Old Miniature Donkey At Ashington Park Stud In Melbourne, Australia, Has A Surrogate Mum And Companion In The Form Of A Teddy Bear Called Ted. Sparky Was Rejected By His Mother After A Difficult Birth And Now Relies On Carer Sarah-Jane Lov

Sparky The Week-Old Miniature Donkey At Ashington Park Stud In Melbourne, Australia, Has A Surrogate Mum And Companion In The Form Of A Teddy Bear Called Ted. Sparky Was Rejected By His Mother After A Difficult Birth And Now Relies On Carer Sarah-Jane Lov

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Shruti Naik
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3 years ago

my heart just melted

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#2

Little Donkey Meets Little Person

Little Donkey Meets Little Person

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Cordelia
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3 years ago

I want a hug too 🤗🤗🤗

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#3

So Fabulous

So Fabulous

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Pommelien
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3 years ago

Mom?! Where are youuuuuuu?

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#4

My Donkey Introducing Her 5-Hour-Old Baby To My Horse

My Donkey Introducing Her 5-Hour-Old Baby To My Horse

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Issy
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3 years ago

It's got a little heart on its leg <3

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#5

Extra Floof

Extra Floof

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Alia G.
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3 years ago

aghhh i need to touch the head!!

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#6

Baby Donkey In His Hammock

Baby Donkey In His Hammock

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Dat.One_guy
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3 years ago

Living the dream...

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#7

Dougie, The Baby Donkey

Dougie, The Baby Donkey

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Faith Kim
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3 years ago

The fur is so beautiful

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#8

7-Weeks-Old Baby

7-Weeks-Old Baby

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Pommelien
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3 years ago

Fluffy...

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#9

What A Happy Day

What A Happy Day

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Summer Woodsong
Community Member
3 years ago

Happiness on the hoof!!

Ruqayah Mahmud
Community Member
3 years ago

so cute and tiny!!!

sharron lynn parsons
Community Member
1 year ago

Such beautiful eyes !!!

Chloe West
Community Member
1 year ago

that could just make anyones day

Teresa Harris
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1 year ago

JUST PLA Y INF IN THE DASEYS JUST PLAYING IN THE DAISIES

Nina Cordova
Community Member
3 years ago

Tip toe through the...tulips? Not exactly...

Linda Sellers
Community Member
3 years ago

Beautiful! I love these little donkey's😍. This pic would make a beautiful poster for my wall.

Maggie Dougherty
Community Member
3 years ago

Look at this little prancer, with the flippy tail!! :) <3 Such a sweetie!!

rustic raven
Community Member
3 years ago

Hey is this how MOM did it in the 60's, bouncing through the flowers fun I can dig it . ;=]]

MBZ MetalsmithArtist
Community Member
3 years ago

A gaited donkey? Adorable

LA Juice
Community Member
3 years ago

MOR UPVOTES PLZ

peril-clay
Community Member
3 years ago

Tiptoe through the tulips...

Mona Liese
Community Member
3 years ago

...with meeeee!

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#10

The Cutest Creatures I've Ever Seen In One Place

The Cutest Creatures I've Ever Seen In One Place

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Kiahna
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3 years ago

Donkey pouch.

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#11

Getting Almost To Big To Rock But He Loves It, Every Day

Getting Almost To Big To Rock But He Loves It, Every Day

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Birdgirl45
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3 years ago

Awwwwwww how precious

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#12

Baby Donkey Falling Asleep In A Girl's Lap

Baby Donkey Falling Asleep In A Girl's Lap

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Jody Brown
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3 years ago

I wish I had a small ass too.

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#13

My First Baby Picture When I Was Found In The Barn. I Was Certainly A Surprise

My First Baby Picture When I Was Found In The Barn. I Was Certainly A Surprise

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nimnimnim
Community Member
3 years ago

SO TINY!! They are just the sweetest little creatures.

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#14

Baby Donkey Smelling Flowers

Baby Donkey Smelling Flowers

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still laughing
Community Member
3 years ago

This is my favorite! So freakin sweet!

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#15

Tiny Newborn Donkey Making Friends With A Horse

Tiny Newborn Donkey Making Friends With A Horse

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Kai Burnstien
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3 years ago

That Clydesdale is beautiful!!!!

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#16

Primrose The Premature Baby Who’s Getting Her Legs Straightened With Casts

Primrose The Premature Baby Who’s Getting Her Legs Straightened With Casts

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Renee Schreader
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3 years ago

my heart is melting

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#17

It's A Girl!

It's A Girl!

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Brenda Brown
Community Member
3 years ago

Omg😀

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#18

Levitating Donkey

Levitating Donkey

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Pommelien
Community Member
3 years ago

Omg, he flew past my window yesterday.

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#19

Baby Donkey Out Shopping

Baby Donkey Out Shopping

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My O My
Community Member
3 years ago

Donkeys are just people too

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#20

Miniature Donkey

Miniature Donkey

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The Frog
Community Member
3 years ago

Just beautiful

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#21

Gotcha!

Gotcha!

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Cordelia
Community Member
3 years ago

Just don't pull them down 😂

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#22

Mother And Baby Donkey

Mother And Baby Donkey

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Iwona Testowe
Community Member
3 years ago

Ten przykład bardzo mi się podoba!

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#23

This Little Bear-Like Baby

This Little Bear-Like Baby

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Becky Simon
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3 years ago

Are you looking at me?!

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#24

We Had A Baby Mini Donkey On Our Farm. His Name Is Opie

We Had A Baby Mini Donkey On Our Farm. His Name Is Opie

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Sandy Clark
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3 years ago

Hi Opie! Where's Barney Fife?

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#25

Celebrating Christmas On A Miniature Donkey Farm

Celebrating Christmas On A Miniature Donkey Farm

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spirit wolf
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3 years ago

Obviously 8ve been celebrating Christmas at all the wrong places my entire life....

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#26

Baby Donkey Taking A Cozy Nap In Dog's Bed

Baby Donkey Taking A Cozy Nap In Dog's Bed

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Renee Schreader
Community Member
3 years ago

Those ears -love

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#27

Gulliver The Shire And Apollo The Donkey

Gulliver The Shire And Apollo The Donkey

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My O My
Community Member
3 years ago

Gullivers feet and Apollo ;)

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#28

Baby Donkey

Baby Donkey

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Elina Kuusisto
Community Member
3 years ago

Beep!

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#29

Girl With Her Baby Donkey Friend

Girl With Her Baby Donkey Friend

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Elsie Collins
Community Member
3 years ago

I'm getting a sugar rush from so much sweetness!!!!!!!!

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#30

Baby Donkey

Baby Donkey

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Nina Ballard
Community Member
3 years ago

What are you looking at?!?!

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