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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?
Unlike bird nests in trees, shorebird nests are simple depressions in the sand, called “scrapes”. These nests look much like the rest of the beach. Cape Lookout National Seashore More...