For years, television star Betty White had donated to the Peaceful Valley Donkey Rescue in San Angelo, Texas.
Now, upon her death on December 31 at the age of 99, the animal sanctuary has introduced an adorable baby donkey as her namesake.
“This beautiful little jennet was born on Christmas Day but we were unable to come up with the perfect name until New Year’s Eve,” the rescue donkey group wrote on Facebook.
Ms. White has supported the group since 2006, and to honor her memory, Peaceful Valley is also naming their newly constructed nursery in her honor.
“Betty White was a tremendous voice for animals both here in the US and around the world.”
“She would be over the moon ,” commented Kristan Marie Cobb.
Most remembered for her television roles in The Mary Tyler Moore Show, The Golden Girls, and Hot in Cleveland, White won 7 Emmy awards—and, at 88 years old, an eighth Emmy for her hosting of Saturday Night Live.