Extremely Cute Wild Baby Burros
We took a day trip to an area in California were we have found wild burros before. It was a great day in that we found more than I have ever seen in a day, and there were several extremely cute wild baby burros.
The first band we saw had 6 or 7 burros. They were running all around, and one of the jacks was braying like I’ve never heard before. Holy cow they can be loud. I spotted a mom with a baby burro, and watched to see what they were going to do. They were being chased like the other burros, and the little one was doing a great job of staying out of the way.
Mom and baby ran towards me, while the rest of the band turned, and went a short distance away. They stopped in front of me, settled right down, and the little one started to nurse. She then lied down in the sandy wash to have a bit of a rest.
Can you say cute!!!
It was so fun to watch them, and I was so glad for the privilege of spending time with the the two of them.
Look at those tiny feet!
I eventually left them to go and check out the group that was nearby. The one in front was very unusual with that black nose, they are almost always white.
I’m all ears!
There were a lot more burros in the area, and it was fun to find even more bands. Especially more little ones. This group had some great color variation.
From really light, to very dark. And a cute baby face.
I have always found the wild burros to be curious, and generally cautious. Can you see the reflection in this ones eye?
Burros are fun to watch in that their ears are always moving. They will stand completely still, but their ears will be constantly moving back and forth. Big furry listening devices.
Getting a shot on a ridge like this is always nice.
It was a great way to spend the day, and such a treat to find so many healthy, contented wild burros.
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