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Donna shows how Lucky has learned to drink from a bowl. Lucky started nursing from a bottle, but the Leonards gradually got him to drink out of a bowl by dipping the nipple into the formula and bringing it to his mouth.

Mother Nature Needed Lots of Help with Colt Named Lucky

By Robert Boswell Publisher, Wild Pony Tales Updated August 30, 2012  Editor’s Update: Lucky, who will be four months old September 3, has found a new home at The Refuge Inn, in the corral between the Inn and McDonalds. “He…
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Pony Tales

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One of the stallions on Assateague Island.

To See Chincoteague Ponies, Wildlife Assateague Bus Tour Is Best Bet

By Cyndel Brunell ”What kind of bird is that?” “How much smaller are the Chincoteague ponies from regular sized horses?” “Are there any foals this time of year?” “How deep is the water they swim in?” If you want answers…
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Island Life, Wildlife Tales

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A Better Life Now for Rescued Chincoteague Ponies

By Robert Boswell Publisher, Wild Pony Tales The three Chincoteague ponies who were rescued by Debbie Ober and her husband, Tom, from an auction barn in Pennsylvania in September are nearly back to full health. As a result of our…
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Island Life, Pony Tales

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Children, Parents Enjoy International Migratory Bird Day at the Refuge

By Misty Thornton Co-Editor, Wild Pony Tales On an hot early morning on Assateague Island, VA, bird-lovers, park rangers and visitors gathered to enjoy a day full of family learning as well as some games and entertaining exhibits. As we crossed the…
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Island Life, Wildlife Tales

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Eagles Return to Find Nest Destroyed by Storm

        By Windy Mason and Robert Boswell Early last December when the eagles returned to their nest on the Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge, they found that high winds had damaged their home, causing it to fall about…
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Wildlife Tales

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