Original URL: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2012/03/02/special_projects_burro/

El Reg appoints Special Projects Burro

Hairy mascot for audacious spaceplane missions

By Lester Haines

Posted in SPB, 2nd March 2012 13:00 GMT

Video It's Friday, so we're sure you'll join us in raising a glass to Iberian beast of burden Aladdin - as of right now our official Special Projects Burro.

Veteran followers of El Reg will recall that Aladdin was born back in September 2010...

Aladdin and mum Susi

...and has since grown into a fine, strapping and extremely hairy lad:

Aladdin poses for the camera

The idea of appointing a Special Projects Bureau Special Projects Burro (SPBSPB) actually came from you, our beloved readers, and we're happy to oblige.

Here's a short vid showing Aladdin's credentials for the job. You're invited to suggest just what his future role at the SPB might be...

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