Title Why a donkey may have been the perfect choice for Mary´s journey to Bethlehem Degree of recognition International Media name/outlet Mail Online Media type Web Country/Territory United Kingdom Date 24/12/19 Description Scientists led by Leanne Proops at the University of Portsmouth found that donkeys are better adapted to hot, arid climates than mules URL https://www.dailymail.co.uk/wires/pa/article-7824049/Why-donkey-perfect-choice-Mary-s-journey-Bethlehem.html Persons Leanne Proops Title Donkey was ideal choice to carry the Messiah to Bethlehem, say scientists Media name/outlet The Florida Post Media type Web Country/Territory United States Date 24/12/19 Description Researchers led by Leanne Proops from the University of Portsmouth found that donkeys are better adapted to the hot and arid climates common in the Holy Land than other members of the horse family. URL https://thefloridapost.com/donkey-was-ideal-choice-to-carry-the-messiah-to-bethlehem-say-scientists/ Persons Leanne Proops Title Why a donkey may have been the perfect choice for Mary’s journey to Bethlehem Media name/outlet Bailiwick Express Media type Web Country/Territory United Kingdom Date 24/12/19 Description Research by Leanne Proops suggests donkeys are better qualified than their closest relatives to cope with warmer weather and would have been ideally suited to carrying the expectant mother and her precious cargo. URL https://www.bailiwickexpress.com/jsy/life/science/why-donkey-may-have-been-perfect-choice-maryrsquos-journey-bethlehem/ Persons Leanne Proops Title University of Portsmouth research shows how donkeys despise the cold Degree of recognition Local Media name/outlet The News Media type Web Country/Territory United Kingdom Date 19/12/19 Description Coverage of Leanne Proops' research which explains how donkeys seek shelter far more than horses when it starts to rain, and that
by contrast, the donkeys enjoy the warm sunshine much more.
Producer/Author David George URL https://www.portsmouth.co.uk/news/people/university-of-portsmouth-research-shows-how-donkeys-despise-the-cold-1-9179296 Persons Leanne Proops Title Donkeys are natural heat lovers and prefer Bethlehem to Britain Media name/outlet Longroom.com Media type Web Country/Territory United States Date 18/12/19 Description Coverage of research by equine behavior expert Leanne Proops and her research showing that whilst mules would seek shelter from the heat and insects, donkeys enjoyed the sunshine and warmth for longer Producer/Author Chris Potts URL https://www.longroom.com/discussion/1736700/donkeys-are-natural-heat-lovers-and-prefer-bethlehem-to-britain Persons Leanne Proops Title Donkeys are natural heat lovers and prefer Bethlehem to Britain Media name/outlet Businessghana.com Media type Web Country/Territory Ghana Date 17/12/19 Description Article about Leanne Proops' research which found that donkeys are less likely to seek shelter from the heat and light than mules Producer/Author Emma Gaisford URL www.businessghana.com/site/news/politics/202720/Donkeys-are-natural-heat-lovers-and-prefer-Bethlehem-to-Britain Persons Leanne Proops