Shackleford-Ocracoke Cross Filly Born
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.
Did You Know?
Cape Lookout National Seashore is home to many endangered and threatened species of plants and animals including the Seabeach Amaranth, Piping Plover, and Loggerhead sea turtle.