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FERAL DONKEY

Hunting, shooting, fishing for Feral donkey

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Stalking, Bowhunting, Safari


A pest and nuisance to Australia with hundreds of thousands of herds, the Feral Donkey is a quick shooter's cull “dream come true”.

From Africa, donkeys were brought to work in Australia, knowing they could endure the rough climate. Now their numbers, roaming in the wild, reach around 5 million.

Multiple rounds of big cartridge are needed to take down the relatively easy game. Hunting for Feral Donkey on foot or by all-terrain vehicle may be a great personal hunt, surrounded by nature but a hunt from a helicopter is another level of surreal. It is some serious, fast-action, high volume shooting in some of the best hidden places of Australia.

To get to the hoofed grazers is an adventure altogether on its own. Deep dusty twists and turns through the open, deserted landscape to a camp set so far away from everything, so red and radiant, it chimes a rarity individual only to the outback. It might even be considered quiet if it wasn't for the loud bray of the Donkeys; their calls can travel for up to three kilometres.

Ferals need water and stalking takes place anywhere they can get a drink of water.

Basic Info


Scientific name: Equus africanus asinus

Size: length 200cm, height 125 cm

Weight: 250 kg

Lifespan: 30 years

Methods: Hunting from a blind, Stalking, Bow hunting

Continent(s): Australia, North America, Europe – Italy, parts of Asia