• Spring-time view of the seashore, with shorebirds returning to the surf.

    Cape Hatteras

    National Seashore North Carolina

Ocracoke Welcomes New Filly

A photo of the newest member of the Ocracoke Island pony herd.  Paloma, a filly, was born on March 22, 2010.
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News Release Date: March 24, 2010

The NPS Ocracoke pony herd welcomes a new member, a filly named Paloma.  Paloma was born on a warm spring morning, March 22, 2010, to Spirit, a full-blooded Ocracoke pony.  The Ocracoke School children chose the name of the newest member of the herd which means "dove" in Spanish.

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