Size: Commonly between 11hh and 13hh
Originating from donkeys brought to Australia mainly during the nineteenth century for use as working animals, especially in the hot, dry interior, and then released to breed unchecked into a feral Australian breed, adapting to the harsh conditions of the Australian outback.
Donkey team at Mannahill (S. Aust.). Shows team beside railway shed.
E. L. Walpole Collection.
Northern Territory Library.