COVID-19 has trapped many Americans at home, tied to their computers for a daily event that has quickly become dreadful: the company’s Zoom meeting.
Enter Mambo, the up-to-no-good 8-year-old mini-donkey from Indian Trail, North Carolina.
For $50, Mambo’s owners Francie and Mark Dunlap will have Mambo — or any of his friends at the Peace N Peas Farm, 30 minutes outside Charlotte — crash your dull virtual meeting.
Francie Dunlap told the Charlotte Observer in an interview Sunday customers can even choose the farm visitor’s display name. Perhaps you’d like to name the animal after the colleague who never logs on or the co-worker who asks too many questions or the boss who organized the meeting in the first place.
I think it would get some laughs,” Dunlap said. “The animal would make an appearance for the first five or 10 minutes … so they could actually get along with their meeting.”
So what Peace N Peas resident might want to crash your conference call?
Well, there’s Heiren, a brown 6-year-old Hanoverian horse “that doesn’t leave things alone,” Dunlap said.
Then there’s Eddie, a fancy 13-year-old white show horse or his friend Zeus, a large brown horse “that makes funny faces.”
And of course there’s Mambo, the miniature donkey who is known to crowd the camera and bite the fake tails off of the farm’s show horses. Dunlap said Mambo “is like a pesky little brother — doesn’t let anyone relax too long.”
For more information on scheduling a Peace N Peas resident, go to https://dangrooster.com/.