Ricky with a donkey
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What do donkeys do over Christmas?

20 November 2013 Last updated at 06:29 GMT

Donkeys are gearing up for their second busiest time of the year.

After just finishing a summer trotting up and down beaches in Britain's seaside towns, they're finding work taking part in nativity plays, decorating Santa's grottos and even starring in festive adverts.

Ricky visited a Donkey farm in Wales to find out more.