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Born (2007-10-02) October 2, 2007 (age 11)
Gainesville, Florida
TitleShortest Donkey
OwnerJames, Frankie and Ryan Lee
Parent(s)Itsy Bitsy Annie, Golden Point's GP Billy Bob
Height64.2 cm (2 ft 1.3 in)
AwardsWorld's Smallest Jack, World's Tiniest Animal

KneeHi is the Guinness World Record holder for shortest donkey.[1][2] KneeHi is a registered miniature Mediterranean donkey and lives at Best Friends Farm in Gainesville, Florida. He is owned by Jim and Frankie Lee and is 24.29 inches tall measured to the top of the withers.[3]


KneeHi was introduced at the Georgia National Fair soon after his birth in 2007. In 2008 he won the trophy for "most loved exhibit."[4] His great sire was GP Oscar who was known as the smallest known registered jack at 26.5 inches tall.

Guinness World Record[edit]

KneeHi was added to the Guinness World Record registry on July 26, 2011. Craig Glenday, Guinness World Records Editor-in-Chief, was at the official measuring.[1]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b Lee, F (2007-10-02). "Welcome to Your Miniature Donkey Education! Breeding donkeys since 1998". Miniature Donkey Education!. Retrieved 2018-12-30.
  2. ^ "Shortest donkey". Guinness World Records. July 26, 2011. Retrieved December 30, 2018.
  3. ^ Glenday, C. (2013). Guinness World Records 2013. Guinness World Records. Bantam Books. p. 92. ISBN 978-0-345-54711-8. Retrieved December 30, 2018.
  4. ^ Lee, F. (March 16, 1998). "World's Smallest Jack at Best Friends Farm!". Welcome to Your Miniature Donkey Education! Breeding donkeys since 1998. Retrieved December 30, 2018.