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R.I.P. Dusty the donkey

Sadness.

Riverdale Farm Toronto added 2 new photos.
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Today was a very sad day at Riverdale Farm.
Dusty our beloved donkey passed away today Monday, November 24, 2014 as a result of health complications. 
Dusty led a happy life for almost 20 years being lovingly cared for by the farm staff. He was admired and adored by many people since his birth at Riverdale Farm. He was very vocal with his farm friends -in particular around feeding time- making us all chuckle with his antics.
Dusty was a favourite with all the staff and the thousands of visitors who have come to the farm over the years. He will be sorely missed by all.

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3 Responses to “R.I.P. Dusty the donkey”

  1. Anonymous says:

    Sweet. Our animal friends are just as important as our human friends. Do you think Dusty will be replaced with another donkey?

    Juliet

  2. Anonymous says:

    Speaking of donkeys, what's happening with Jian Ghomeshi?

    Juliet

  3. beth says:

    I hope the farm will get another donkey or horse, as now poor Rooster the Clydesdale is all alone in the paddock – his mother Dolly died last year.

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