Feral Horse Equus caballus Linnaeus, 1758Non-native    Synonyms: Assateague Pony, Domestic Horse.
Kingdom Animalia   >   Phylum Chordata   >   Class Mammalia   >   Order Perissodactyla   >   Family Equidae   >   Genus Equus   

Status:

Introduced to Assateague Island. Many consider the population to be a negative influence on island biodiversity.

Where to find:

Assateague Island.

There are 47 records in the project database.

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Feral Horses on Assateague Island, Worcester Co., Maryland (5/14/2011). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

A Feral Horse in Worcester Co., Maryland (3/2/2012). Photo by Jared Satchell. (MBP list)

A Feral Horse on Assateague Island, Worcester Co., Maryland (12/10/2014). Photo by Mike Burchett. (MBP list)

Feral Horses on Assateague Island, Worcester Co., Maryland (12/10/2014). Photo by Mike Burchett. (MBP list)

Feral Horse in Worcester Co., Maryland (11/6/2020). (c) Hans Holbrook, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Hans Holbrook. (MBP list)

Feral Horses in Worcester Co., Maryland (6/23/2016). Photo by Mike Burchett. (MBP list)

Feral Horses in Worcester Co., Maryland (5/13/2016). Photo by Mike Burchett. (MBP list)


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