Northern California Donkey Joins Elk Herd in Unlikely Friendship Captured on Video

In a heartwarming display of interspecies companionship, a donkey in Northern California has been “adopted” by a herd of elk, a sight that has captivated thousands on social media.

Max Fennell, a self-proclaimed survivalist and outdoorsman, shared this video of this rare alliance on March 31, quickly catching the attention of the online community:

The footage shows the donkey comfortably running alongside the elk, blending seamlessly into the herd. Fennell described his encounter as “probably one of my wildest hunting trips to date,” expressing his astonishment and delight at the scene.

“I bumped into a herd of elk that have adopted a donkey. I can’t get over seeing it and I’m amazed that the donkey looks happy and healthy,” Fennell wrote in his post.

The video has since gone viral, amassing over 100,000 likes and sparking a conversation among viewers. Many commenters have noted that the donkey’s story is well-known locally, suggesting that he has been part of the elk herd for years.

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