Equus asinus


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Noun1.Equus asinus - a wild ass of AfricaEquus asinus - a wild ass of Africa      
wild ass - any of several equine mammals of Asia and northeast Africa
2.Equus asinus - domestic beast of burden descended from the African wild assEquus asinus - domestic beast of burden descended from the African wild ass; patient but stubborn
Equus, genus Equus - type genus of the Equidae: only surviving genus of the family Equidae
ass - hardy and sure-footed animal smaller and with longer ears than the horse
burro - small donkey used as a pack animal
moke - British informal for donkey
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Age structure, condition and reproduction of two populations of Equus asinus (Equidae) from Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona.
Ovis canadensis nelsoni (desert bighorn sheep) and Equus asinus (burro) are active during the day (Eifert and Eifert 2000).
Equus asinus are frequently seen on roadsides begging for food (Lei, personal observation 2001).