Latest Census Says ‘Search for Trouble’ in Assateague Herd

NPS said there were 22 stallions and 55 mares on the island in July, according to a report posted yesterday by WBOC News of Salisbury, MD.  A herd of 77 should have between 26 and 51 males (or females) if left to natural causes.

Why is the sex ratio skewed?  The calculation says ‘Look for an assignable cause.’

RELATED: Latest Census Shows Major Problems in Assateague Herd.

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