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hoofed, herbivorous mammal of the genus Equus, closely related to the horse. It is distinguished from the horse by its small size, large head, long ears, and small hooves. There are two living species: Equus hemonius, the Asian ass, and E.
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burro

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(vertebrate zoology)
A small donkey used as a pack animal.
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A wild horse or burro, as defined by federal law, is an unbranded, unclaimed, free-roaming animal found on public lands in the United States.
Although they seem to move with disdainful slowness, llamas are perhaps even more surefooted than burros and willingly tackle obscenely steep, treacherous terrain.
Government statistics show the population "exceeds the rangeland carrying capacity of 27,000, resulting in degraded habitat and conflicts with other uses, such as wildlife and grazing,'' the BLM says, and that the "Wild Horse and Burro Adoption Program is the primary tool'' to keep the population in check.
8220;We are convinced that our region and Nevada's wild horses and burros can benefit economically from this very important proclamation and are excited to move forward with local businesses and city representatives to develop ecotourism opportunities for our region.
En conclusion describimos la deformacion del borde dorsal del cuello en equinos miniatura, con mayor prevalencia en burros miniatura y enanos, que en las otras razas miniatura estudiadas, la cual esta asociada posiblemente a la condicion corporal especificamente a la obesidad y a la disminuida actividad atletica que desarrollan estos equidos.
According to TPWD, burros are exotic animals that threaten the desert park's water sources, as well as its native plants.
No se encontraron reportes en la literatura consultada sobre esteatosis en burros adultos en Colombia, lo que se podria atribuir a que solo algunos casos con niveles bajos de GSH-Px presentan signos clinicos (1, 26) o al desconocimiento de la enfermedad, por lo que se hace necesario realizar investigaciones sobre las concentraciones de selenio sanguineo o la actividad eritrocitica de la glutation peroxidada (GSH-px) en caballos y burros en Colombia.
Apenas escucho la sentencia el dueno de la burra, elevo su mas energica protesta, pues consideraba que debian pagar los danos en partes iguales, por lo que Belem le tuvo que justificar su decision, explicandole, que cuando los burros ocasionaron danos a la mercancia, la burra "andaba" en cuatro patas y el burro en dos, por lo que se sostuvo la cantidad fijada para cada uno.
The White House is refusing to comment, Burros reports, and Samuelsson, who had confirmed to her that he had indeed been contacted for the state dinner, has gone underground, sending hungry journalists hot on his trail.
Recommendation: To improve the management of BLM's Wild Horse and Burro Program, the Secretary of the Interior should direct BLM to continue to adopt and employ statistically based methods to estimate animal populations across HMAs, such as those being evaluated by animal population researchers, to improve the accuracy of population estimates integral to BLM's management of wild horses and burros on the range and in planning for capacity needed for excess animals once they are removed from the range.
Joe, with a keen eye to business, bought an ancient wagon and two bedraggled burros.
The National Fisheries Institute here blasted The New York Times' and it food reporter Marian Burros for presenting what the trade group called "a poorly-sourced, sensational" and "distorted report" on sushi and seafood.