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Shackleford Banks Welcomes New Arrival

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

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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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Cape Lookout lighthouse

A lighthouse can be identified by its daymark (painted pattern) or by its light flash pattern. Cape Lookout Lighthouse has a diagonal checker pattern and a single short flash of light every fifteen seconds. Cape Lookout National Seashore More...