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burro

the Spanish word for donkey; commonly used in North and South America.
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In 1971 Congress approved the Wild Free-Roaming Horses and Burros Act authorizing the BLM to "manage and protect wild horses and burros on public lands.
WHERE Pepe Burro Mexican Grill, Lord Byron Street (near Curium Hotel), Limassol
Recommendation: To improve the management of BLM's Wild Horse and Burro Program, the Secretary of the Interior should direct BLM to continue to adopt and employ statistically based methods to estimate animal populations across HMAs, such as those being evaluated by animal population researchers, to improve the accuracy of population estimates integral to BLM's management of wild horses and burros on the range and in planning for capacity needed for excess animals once they are removed from the range.
Free-ranging populations readily adapted to parts of the desert southwest (notably Arizona, Nevada, and southern California), and have proliferated under the protection of the Wild and Free-Roaming Horse and Burro Act of 1971.
receive title to a wild horse or burro one year after the transfer if
My burro "Diamond Lil" is an 11-year-old gray female.
Not long after he opened his restaurant in 1946, he recalls serving an Easterner a plain burro - the meat-wrapped-in-flour-tortilla assemblage that's usually dubbed a burrito outside Arizona.
Sancho is a small, brown, sixteen-year-old burro with a soft, white underbelly and an ostentatious bray.
Another time, a little burro fell into a pit, and the town had to form a search party to find it.
The two biologists devised a system of interlocking, partially transparent growth boxes that allowed them to observe interactions between the roots of two desert shrubs: the common creosote bush Larrea tridentata and the so-called burro weed Ambrosia dumosa.
She was an active member of many clubs and organizations such as the High Desert Horsemen and The National Wild Horse and Burro Associations.
The Commission voted unanimously in favor of passing the Resolution for Wild Horse and Burro Protection in Northern Nevada.