Mar 11, 2009

Maryland's Assateague ponies won't be sold or moved

(Baltimore Sun) - National Park Service officials say they will not sell or move any of the ponies on Assateague Island National Seashore.The decision announced yesterday applies only to horses on the Maryland half of the island, which is run by the Park Service, The Washington Post reports. It settles a debate on how to deal with the horses, who have an appetite for rare and valuable plants. Continued

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