Gestation of a donkey is 365 days.. seems like a lot but an elephant takes +600 days and the smallest gestation period 13 days for a opossum.
More about asses:
- Donkey (Equus asinus), also called burro or ass. Male donkey is called a jackass.
- The average donkey stands 101.6 cm (40 inches) at the shoulder, but different breeds vary greatly.
- Although slower than horses, donkeys are surefooted and can carry heavy loads over rough terrain.
- The mule is a hybrid, the offspring of the mating of a male (jackass, or jack) donkey and a female horse.
- Stubborn as a mule- Donkeys have a reputation for stubbornness but this is due to their highly developed sense of self preservation.