Posted by: Sandy Steinman | May 19, 2023

Wild horses are turning up dead at Mono Lake after snow melts

The L.A.Times reports

Several wild horse carcasses have been discovered this spring on the southwestern shores of Mono Lake, after California endured a cold and snowy winter.

As multiple feet of snow finally melted around one of Mono County’s greatest attractions, U.S. Forest Service officials and volunteers found remnants of a large presence of wild horses — ones that typically range much farther east — that wintered around Mono Lake and left behind massive amounts of manure, ecological damage and in some cases, decaying skeletons.
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