Examples of burro in a Sentence
used a burro to carry the supplies
Recent Examples of burro from the Web
North America used to host a lot of mammoths, and burros, wild horses, and cattle don’t exactly replace these enormous browsers.
In Arizona Lundgren has even watched wild burros—whose ancestors hail from North Africa—dig water holes that are then used by coyotes, javelinas, bighorn sheep, and plants.
The new budget for the Department of Interior allocates $24 million more on gas, oil and coal management and $10 million less to manage the wild horse and burro program.
The American West is overrun with wild horses and burros, with nearly 70,000 running free on federal lands, or nearly three times the number considered environmentally sustainable.
The BLM asserts that U.S. rangeland can sustain fewer than 27,000 horses and burros, but there are more than 72,000 wild horses on the rangeland and about 46,000 in holding facilities.
Its most famous residents are the wild burros (released by early prospectors) who roam freely between shops named in their honor, like Classy Ass Gifts and Jackass Junction.
An additional 13,191 burros were on the range — about half in Arizona.
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Origin and Etymology of burro
First Known Use: 1775See Words from the same year
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Definition of burro for English Language Learners
: a small donkey
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