Animals: Chincoteague's Round-Up

Just off the coastal juncture of Virginia and Maryland lies small, picturesque Chincoteague Island. Sportsmen know it as a good place to go for fishing and duck-shooting. And once a year, during its Volunteer Firemen's Carnival, Chincoteague stages the East's only wild horse roundup. Last week came this "Pony Penning Day."

No one knows where Chincoteague's wild horses came from. Natives say they have been there some 250 years, like to believe them descendants of horses which swam ashore from a wrecked Spanish galleon. Less romantic historians think they may have sprung from...

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