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Donkeys are natural heat lovers and prefer Bethlehem to Britain

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Leanne Proops, at the University of Portsmouth’s Department of Psychology found that donkeys are less likely to seek shelter from the heat and light than mules

Period17 Dec 2019 → 24 Dec 2019

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TitleWhy a donkey may have been the perfect choice for Mary´s journey to Bethlehem
Degree of recognitionInternational
Media name/outletMail Online
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date24/12/19
DescriptionScientists led by Leanne Proops at the University of Portsmouth found that donkeys are better adapted to hot, arid climates than mules
URLhttps://www.dailymail.co.uk/wires/pa/article-7824049/Why-donkey-perfect-choice-Mary-s-journey-Bethlehem.html
PersonsLeanne Proops
TitleDonkey was ideal choice to carry the Messiah to Bethlehem, say scientists
Media name/outletThe Florida Post
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited States
Date24/12/19
DescriptionResearchers 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.
URLhttps://thefloridapost.com/donkey-was-ideal-choice-to-carry-the-messiah-to-bethlehem-say-scientists/
PersonsLeanne Proops
TitleWhy a donkey may have been the perfect choice for Mary’s journey to Bethlehem
Media name/outletBailiwick Express
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date24/12/19
DescriptionResearch 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.
URLhttps://www.bailiwickexpress.com/jsy/life/science/why-donkey-may-have-been-perfect-choice-maryrsquos-journey-bethlehem/
PersonsLeanne Proops
TitleUniversity of Portsmouth research shows how donkeys despise the cold
Degree of recognitionLocal
Media name/outletThe News
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date19/12/19
DescriptionCoverage 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/AuthorDavid George
URLhttps://www.portsmouth.co.uk/news/people/university-of-portsmouth-research-shows-how-donkeys-despise-the-cold-1-9179296
PersonsLeanne Proops
TitleDonkeys are natural heat lovers and prefer Bethlehem to Britain
Media name/outletLongroom.com
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited States
Date18/12/19
DescriptionCoverage 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/AuthorChris Potts
URLhttps://www.longroom.com/discussion/1736700/donkeys-are-natural-heat-lovers-and-prefer-bethlehem-to-britain
PersonsLeanne Proops
TitleDonkeys are natural heat lovers and prefer Bethlehem to Britain
Media name/outletBusinessghana.com
Media typeWeb
CountryGhana
Date17/12/19
DescriptionArticle about Leanne Proops' research which found that donkeys are less likely to seek shelter from the heat and light than mules
Producer/AuthorEmma Gaisford
URLwww.businessghana.com/site/news/politics/202720/Donkeys-are-natural-heat-lovers-and-prefer-Bethlehem-to-Britain
PersonsLeanne Proops

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