First Foal of Season Born on Shackleford Banks
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?
Diamond City was a shore-based whaling community located where Barden Inlet now separates the islands of Shackleford Banks and South Core Banks. Crews would row whaling dories out from shore to chase the whales as they migrated past the island. Cape Lookout National Seashore