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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2 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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Aruna Peters
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2 years ago

snuzzles

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#3

So Fabulous

So Fabulous

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Pommelien
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2 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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2 years ago

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

Ashley Say Wha?!?
Community Member
2 years ago

Not even 6 hours old and she/he already has her/his first tattoo, kids these day :P

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Melody Lanzatella
Community Member
2 years ago

Mama donkey obviously really trusts this horse!

Faith Nicole
Community Member
2 years ago

This picture captured so much love and trust ♡ you can see the gentleness if the horse in those eyes the love and protection on mommas face and a little bit of tiredness/curiosity in the little one

jenna
Community Member
2 years ago

So sweet!

MBZ MetalsmithArtist
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2 years ago

What a beautiful expression on that horse's face!

Anthony Kubasek
Community Member
2 years ago

This melts my heart.......

peril-clay
Community Member
2 years ago

What is this small animal you have brought me?

Peggy Schultz
Community Member
2 years ago

How sweet ♥️

Noah Handler
Community Member
3 months ago

OMG cutest jackass ever

Alison Springer
Community Member
2 years ago

HOW TO RUIN A PERFECTLY GOOD SHITTY ATTITUDE 1. In horrible mood, feeling hopeless, hating everything... 2. Looks at pic of baby donkey meeting horse for first time... 3. Bad mood vanishes. 4. Texts daughter at school just to say, "Have I told you today how much I love you?" 5. Cosmic balance restored.

Melissa Jarboe Hildreth
Community Member
4 months ago

awesome !

sharron lynn parsons
Community Member
4 months ago

You are surely blessed, I would love to be in your shoes, enjoy !!!

Suzan Brown
Community Member
4 months ago

love this

Holly Marie
Community Member
4 months ago

Animals have so much compassion

Cathy Crocker
Community Member
4 months ago

Aww!♥️🇨🇦

Chloe West
Community Member
4 months ago

oh yeah i see it now

Linda Davies
Community Member
4 months ago

AWWW

Melissa Christensen
Community Member
4 months ago

💗

Dorothy Parker
Community Member
4 months ago

The horse looks totally fascinated.

Donna Leske
Community Member
4 months ago

Baby; "got milk?"

Mireiley Quijano
Community Member
2 years ago

so cute

Bobbi Berryhill
Community Member
2 years ago

grandma? is that you?

Nina Cordova
Community Member
2 years ago

I am your father...

Thomas Ewing
Community Member
2 years ago

Huh? Another one? Looks just like you!

Linda Sellers
Community Member
2 years ago

Beautiful picture.

Kelli Dewey
Community Member
2 years ago

Beautiful!! Precious!

Isabel Cohen
Community Member
2 years ago

beyond precious!

Johanna Kidd
Community Member
2 years ago

Must be daunting for the little one!

sharron lynn parsons
Community Member
2 years ago

Yes it does, good eye !

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#5

Extra Floof

Extra Floof

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Alia G.
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2 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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Pommelien
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2 years ago

Awww so cute!!

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#7

Dougie, The Baby Donkey

Dougie, The Baby Donkey

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Faith Kim
Community Member
2 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
Community Member
2 years ago

Fluffy...

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#9

What A Happy Day

What A Happy Day

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Summer Woodsong
Community Member
2 years ago

Happiness on the hoof!!

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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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Shari Conley
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2 years ago

A donkey with Sub-Woofers!

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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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Mingi Football
Community Member
2 years ago

How sweet!

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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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2 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
2 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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Usernameofgag
Community Member
2 years ago

He is like Ferdinand but the donkey version...so cute.

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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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2 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
Community Member
2 years ago

my heart is melting

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#17

It's A Girl!

It's A Girl!

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riley.girl
Community Member
2 years ago

Sooo cute! 😍

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#18

Levitating Donkey

Levitating Donkey

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Pommelien
Community Member
2 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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Gayle Bynum Cardosa
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2 years ago

He's shopping at the local Tractor & Donkey supply co-op

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#20

Miniature Donkey

Miniature Donkey

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Melody Lanzatella
Community Member
2 years ago

My fave!

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#21

Gotcha!

Gotcha!

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Cordelia
Community Member
2 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
2 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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2 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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2 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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2 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
2 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
2 years ago

Gullivers feet and Apollo ;)

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#28

Baby Donkey

Baby Donkey

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The Timelord From Hogsmead
Community Member
2 years ago

CAN I BOOP THE SNOOT

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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
2 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
2 years ago

What are you looking at?!?!

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