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Beekeeping Donkey Named Boneco Helps Owner Manuel Juraci Collect Lots Of Honey (VIDEO)

28/04/2014 15:05 BST | Updated 28/04/2014 17:59 BST

Anything we can do animals do better.

Last week we brought you the wonderful spectacle of Bazz the beekeeping Labrador.

And now please give it up for Boneco – the world’s first beekeeping donkey!

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Boneco the donkey in his beekeeping outfit

Boneco’s unusual career path is thanks to his owner Manuel Juraci, who is you guessed it, a beekeeper in Itatira, Brazil.

Juraci came up with the idea of customising a suit for Boneco so he could collect more honey – while protecting his faithful companion from being stung.

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Working together, the pair are proving a commercial success – and have even attracted the attention of the Association of Honey Producers, which has reportedly expressed an interest in working with Juraci to make custom suits for their animals too.

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Boneco and Manuel Juraci in action

Bazz The Beekeeper