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Shackleford Banks Welcomes New Arrival

The first foal born this season was a filly (female).

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News Release Date: April 24, 2006
Contact: Wouter Ketel, 252-728-2250 ext. 3005

Harkers Island, North Carolina. Cape Lookout National Seashore Superintendent Bob Vogel announces the birth of this new filly, born mid-April, a welcome arrival. She is particularly important because her dam’s (mother’s) line is less well represented on the island than many other lines. Natural selection may allow this youngster to grow up and help produce the next generation of Shackleford horses.

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Chick hiding in tire track

Shorebird chicks often freeze in place or hide in tire tracks when threatened, making them vulnerable to cars on the beach. Please drive carefully and obey wildlife closures. Cape Lookout National Seashore More...