Donkeys in transition

  title={Donkeys in transition},
  author={Joao Brandao Rodrigues and Zoe Raw and Eduardo Santurtun and Fiona Cooke and Cara L. Clancy},
  journal={Brazilian Journal of Veterinary Research and Animal Science},
Donkeys have a long history in the development of human societies. Typically referred to as a beast of burden, traditional uses for donkeys have included the transportation of goods and people, use in agricultural and forestry activities, to access water, and provide citizens in low- and middle-income countries a means of making an income for communities. However, the rise of mechanization, the development of modern farming techniques, and the increasing availability of motorized vehicles have… 
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