TIL Charles Darwin wrote: “The mule always appears to me a most surprising animal. That a hybrid should possess more reason, memory, obstinacy, social affection, powers of muscular endurance, and length of life, than either of its parents, seems to indicate that art has here outdone nature.”

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  1. I think it’s interesting that mules are used to protect livestock from coyotes. They flock around them when a predator in near. Who knew a jackass could be so cool.

  2. He merely misunderstood the immense power mules wield by simply giving absolutely zero fucks about anything except eating and pounding their enemies into dirt pudding.

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