Arizona's 'Adopt-A-Burro' Program Tries To Solve An Overpopulation Issue
Burros are very cute, and very invasive.
The animals, which are small donkeys, dig up plants and cause traffic accidents by walking on highways. Burros are federally protected, so in Arizona, officials are trying to figure out how best to deal with a boom in the burro population.
One way, as KJZZ’s Stina Sieg reports, is through the Bureau of Land Management’s “Adopt-A-Burro” program.