The offspring of a female horse and a male donkey, mules are appealing because they possess the strength of horses and the common sense, hardiness, and calmness of donkeys.
Scientific Name: Mules do not have a scientific name as they are not a species.
Characteristics: Horses have 64 chromosomes, and donkeys have 62 chromosomes. Mules, however, have 63 chromosomes. Mules appear similar to horses, except for their long ears.
Size: 4.75" L x 4" H