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First Foal of Season Born on Shackleford Banks

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Date: April 29, 2008
Contact: Wouter Ketel, (252) 728-2250 Ext. 3005

Harkers Island, N.C.-- Cape LookoutNational Seashore Superintendent Russel J. Wilson announced the arrival of the first foal of 2008 at Cape Lookout National Seashore.

The foal was born in mid April as the spring grasses turned green on Shackleford Banks. Approximately 7 to 9 more foals are anticipated this summer.

According to parentage, determined after birth, selected youngsters will be removed and available for public adoption through the Foundation for Shackleford Horses, Inc. For adoption information, contact Anita Kimball at (252) 241-5222.

Did You Know?

Scotch Bonnet sea shell

The Scotch Bonnet is North Carolina's state shell. It is one of many that can be found along the beaches of Cape Lookout National Seashore.