Profile of a curious, young, fuzzy mustang foal.
Foals are often born with a pale shade of their adult color. In the wild, the dull colored coat camouflages babies from predators. They typically shed their fuzzy foal coat at three or four months of age, however, and evolve into their adult coloration.
- MELISSA FARLOW
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- Mustangs: Spirit of the Shrinking West_National Geographic magazine 2/2009