Hurricane Florence, a category 4 storm may hit the eastern coast of the United States on Thursday. While recent reports state that the hurricane is weakening as it closes North Carolina, it may still cause devastations. Storm coupled with rainfall with hit parts of Carolina and mid-Atlantic states of the country. While there could be terrible times, North Carolina wild horses are going to survive! The ponies are highly sensitive to changes in the weather and know what to do during a storm.
Following the predictions, a million people have been ordered to evacuate from these places. The storm is forecast to move inland slowly causing floods among other calamities. Although the storm has weakened, it can have major problems for residents of Georgia and Virginia. As Hurricane Florence prepared to make landfall in the southeastern coast of the United States, the mayor of Washington DC Muriel Bowser, on Tuesday declared a state of emergency. Hurricane Florence: More Than a Million People have Been Ordered to Evacuate Ahead of Storm
The Corolla Wild Horse Fund, a group that protects and manages wild Colonial Spanish Mustangs on the northernmost Currituck Outer Banks took to Facebook saying, "The horses have lived on this barrier island for 500 years, and they are well equipped to deal with the rough weather." They have reassured that wild horses that the animals will be just fine through the rough weather.
Here is the Facebook post:
Wild horses are said to have lived on the Outer Banks hundreds of years ago and hence, witnessed and survived many storms. According to a Daily Mail report, Sue Stuska, a wildlife biologist based at Cape Lookout National Seashore, where 118 wild horses live on Shackleford Banks said that horses know about changes in the weather ahead of us.