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Shackleford-Ocracoke Cross Filly Born

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Date: April 12, 2010
Contact: Wouter Ketel, (252) 728-2250 Ext. 3005

Harkers Island, NC -- Cape Lookout National Seashore Superintendent Russel J. Wilson announced that an adopted Shackleford stallion, Wenzel, has sired a new addition to the Ocracoke/Cape Hatteras National Seashore herd, a filly named Paloma. Paloma’s dam, Spirit, is a full-blooded Ocracoke mare. The Shackleford-Ocracoke cross provides valuable genetic diversity to the small Ocracoke herd.

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Shorebird Nest

Unlike bird nests in trees, shorebird nests are simple depressions in the sand, called “scrapes”. These nests look much like the rest of the beach. Cape Lookout National Seashore More...