It's Palm Sunday this weekend and thousands of people across the South will be taking part in Passion Plays - the re-enactment of Christ's triumphal procession into Jerusalem. On the donkey calendar its one of the busiest times of the year.
The animals are in high demand. So four weeks ago, when one community group realised they hadn't booked a donkey, they thought they'd left it too late. But the local sanctuary came to their rescue. Penny Silvester reports.
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