In Greece, Donkeys Are Considered Useless Animals. But This Couple Is Out To Prove Otherwise

In a country like Greece, donkeys are either considered an old school useless tool, replaced by all terrain cars, or being exploited for profit, and serving as a tourist attraction.

Because of this sad matter, a couple decided to make a sanctuary in Athens, Greece, for these unwanted donkeys. They called it “Donkey’s Land,” and it’s like an oasis in the desert.

The couple’s mission is to not only help care for these donkeys, but to restore the truth about the donkey, an animal highly misunderstood by most. Its purpose is to highlight the characteristics of the donkey to promote new ways of introducing it to today’s life, and the contact with the animal, which is valuable, and even therapeutically.

People who have never met a donkey consider it to be stubborn and dumb, but this perception couldn’t be further from the truth.

Watch the video below to learn more about Donkey’s Land:

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Growing up, Ashley always had a passion for writing. After receiving her Bachelor's in Journalism from Stony Brook University, she now uses that passion to write about the thing she loves most in this world: animals! When she isn't writing, you can find her curled up on the couch with a kindle in her hands and her Guinea Pigs on her lap.
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