Equus asinus: the humble ass.
A male donkey is called a Jack.
A female is called a Jenny.
A young one is a foal ass.
None will come if you call them.
Asses have been beasts of burden for thousands of years, as long as the horse--with maybe less grace yet more patience.
A donkey is the symbol of the Greek god Dionysus.
Jesus rode one into Jerusalem. So did his mother and one stood in the shadow of the crucifixion. Muhammad said that a donkey brays because it sees the devil.
One played a skeptic in George Orwell's Animal Farm.
I have come across many asses in my travels, in my life. I share a few photogenic ones here.