Old fishing lines threaten Outer Banks wild foals, who eat them like grass, experts say
Old fishing lines threaten Outer Banks wild foals, who eat them like grass, experts say

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The wild horses roaming North Carolina’s Outer Banks are being endangered by old fishing lines and hooks left on its popular beaches, according to the Corolla Wild Horse Fund.Foals have been found chewing on fishing line as if it were sea grass, the fund reported in a Facebook post.“We’ve had a couple close calls in the past weeks with fish hooks. Luckily … all the horses that had hooks tangled in their manes and in the hair of their lower legs are safe now,” herd manager Meg Puckett said in a Facebook post.“In the past, we’ve had to remove horses for medical treatment when t…

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