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BN_GiantDonkeysSaved_03.jpg (01202 558833).Pic: PhilYeomans/BNPS..Annie with Izzy - an enormous french Poitou donkey...A plucky Hamshire woman is trying to save a critically endangered breed of giant French donkey from extinction after their numbers dropped to only a 1000...Resembling a cross between Chewbacca and a woolley mammoth the little known Baudet de Poitou dates back to medieval times when they were bred with horses to produce mules, the workhorse of the day...Farmer Annie Pollock from Lymington in the New Forest has rescued donkeys from the abbatoir in France, and now has the largest herd of Poitou's in the UK.