What Is the Difference between a Mule and an Ass?

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The difference between a mule and an ass is that a mule is a cross breed or offspring of an ass and a female horse. The other name for ass is donkey and they are animals used to do heavy work on a farm. A mule is a sterile hybrid animal.
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An ass, or donkey, is a species all its own that can reproduce. A mule is the sterile offspring of a donkey and a horse. Sterile means that it cannot reproduce, due to horses and
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The mule is a sterile, hybrid animal, the result of a donkey (ass) and a horse mare breeding. Mules are often used as pack animals while the ass or donkey is a species of the horse genus and often domesticated for work purporses
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