Orphaned by war, wild donkeys make a comeback in Cyprus

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APOSTOLOS ANDREAS, Cyprus, Aug 21 (Reuters) - Left behind by technology and cast aside during war, feral donkeys are munching their way to a revival on a remote peninsula in northeast Cyprus - and they are impossible to miss.

Dotting hills and sand dunes and blocking country roads along the sparsely populated Karpass panhandle, the donkeys have thrived in the more than four decades since war split Cyprus in two, forcing huge population shifts and leaving them to their fend for themselves.

Experts estimate there must be about 2,000....


Orphaned by war, wild donkeys make a comeback in Cyprus


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