Whats the difference between mules, donkeys, burros, and jackasses?
To answer your questions, we chose to do simple searches on the terms, one by one, in the order that you submitted them. First, we looked for mules. The results led us to the Mules category in Yahoo!. Once there, we found exactly what we wanted: Mule Barn, the World Wide Gathering of Mules and Donkeys. Some of the site’s links looked very promising: “About Mules” and “About Donkeys.” At very least, we thought, we would be killing two hoofed mammals with one stone. However, we eventually learned that Mule Barn could provide us with all of the answers. Here are the definitions according to the Mule Barn: • Mule: A domesticated, hybrid animal that results from crossing a mare (female horse) and a jack (male donkey). • Donkey: A domesticated ass. Which, of course, begs the question “What is an ass?” Thankfully, Mule Barn also provides a definition of this particular animal. • Ass: A four-fo