The Deer family

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I had a quick peep at a fawn at Chesnut Park recently. The family was heading into the woods but they stopped to check me out for a minute. They usually ignore all of the people walking by but with a baby in the group they were a little more cautious. It was great seeing the young buck at the park as well. His tiny antlers were just coming out. I don’t know how old he’ll be when he heads out on his own  I guess he’ll head north of the park to hang out with the other guys. A ranger recently told me the bucks come down in the spring to mate but don’t hang around the park long. I’ve only seen a few of them there.

Below is one of the rivers running through the park near where the deer hang out. I took this with my Iphone.

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6 thoughts on “The Deer family

  1. Hello Dina, the deer are so pretty and your photos are always awesome! Great post. Thank you for linking up and sharing your post. Have a happy weekend!

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