U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIORBUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT
Chocolate Mule Mountains Herd Management Area (CA-671)
LOCATION: The Chocolate Mule Mountains Herd Management Area is located in southeastern Imperial County, CA along the Colorado River bordering the Picacho State Recreation Area west of Yuma, AZ.
ACREAGE: 159,000 acres are managed for wild burros
HERD SIZE: 121 head
BURRO COLORS: Gray, Blue, and Black
SIZE OF HORSES: 10-11 hands and 400-600 pounds
HISTORY: The wild burros were introduced to this area in the mid-1800s when mining was at its’ highest. As the miners abandoned their miners they turned the burros out to fend for themselves.
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