Chincoteague Ponies are stocky, with short legs, thick manes, and large, round bellies. Assateague Island is a harsh environment for the Ponies and their diet is limited. The Ponies have adapted to the limited diet over the hundreds of years they have lived on Assateague.
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tags: early American history, wildlife, Chincoteague Island