What is the difference between a draft animal and a pack animal?

What is the difference between a draft animal and a pack animal?

A draft animal is a domesticated animal that pulls loads of materials, but does not carry the material on its body. 

Draft horse (left) and pack donkey (right)

A pack animal is a working animal that transports materials for humans by carrying packs of items on their backs. A pack animal can be a camel, yak, reindeer, llama, elephant, horse, donkey, mule, water buffalo, ox, goat, or dog. 

Photographer: Martina Nicolls

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