Desert Love Spirit Animals

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🌞just a couple of desert animal inspired necklaces that will be part of my upcoming Desert Love Collection...a Desert Cottontail & a Donkey.... both are amazing desert dwellers but here is some amazing information about Donkeys & one of their techniques for desert survival...⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀

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“A new study shows donkeys are also friends to other desert animals and plants, as they dig deep wells that can provide a vital source of water...especially at the height of summer.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀

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Biologist Erick Lundgren had read about African elephants digging wells that were the only source of water for other animals during the dry season, and wanted to know if donkeys might play a similar role in America.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀

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The idea was intriguing, "especially since donkeys and also horses are considered agents of biodiversity harm" as they are not native species in the region, he said.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀

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Over the course of three summers, he and his team surveyed sites in the Sonoran Desert