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Spring Brings New Foals to Shackleford Banks

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Date: April 5, 2007
Contact: Wouter Ketel, (252) 728-2250 Ext. 3005

Spring Brings New Foals to Shackleford Banks

Harkers Island, NC Cape LookoutNational Seashore Superintendent Bob Vogel announces that the first foal of 2007 was born on Shackleford Banks in late March.    

This photo was taken with a telephoto lens when the filly was about three days old.

The herd on Shackleford Banks is cooperatively managed by the Foundation for Shackleford Horses, Inc., and Cape Lookout National Seashore.

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Horseshoe Crab

Horseshoe crabs are estimated to have survived as a species for at least the last 300 million years. Cape Lookout National Seashore