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In this episode of The Atlas Obscura Podcast, host Dylan Thuras brings us to a remote island off the coast of Nova Scotia. On Sable Island, we learn how—against all odds—a group of beloved feral horses have not only survived, but thrived. There’s only one problem: Some people want them gone.

This week, we’re celebrating Canada’s strange, incredible, and wondrous places. This is the second story in our collaboration with CANADALAND. If you want to hear more stories from their great show, we recommend starting here:

Our podcast is an audio guide to the world’s wondrous, awe-inspiring, strange places. In under 15 minutes, we’ll take you to an incredible site, and along the way you’ll meet some fascinating people and hear their stories. Join us daily, Monday through Thursday, to explore a new wonder with cofounder Dylan Thuras and a neighborhood of Atlas Obscura reporters.

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