White Tailed Deer

Today’s animal is one that we almost always catch a glimpse of when we visit Squaw Creek National Wildlife Refuge.

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 We watched the doe in the above 3 pictures for quite a while. Harland saw something smaller move to her left and we waited….

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She kept her ear turned toward whatever it was, but didn’t look that way.

Finally….

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…a fawn appeared out of the grass!

Once the fawn got over it’s shyness, he began to scamper about playfully.

And then he posed:

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Finally the fawn scampered off into the weeds with the doe following along behind.

Deer in the wild never pose like this with us only being a few feet away, but on the refuge they are much calmer- not as afraid of humans. So it’s an ideal place to take pics of wildlife.

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Up Next:  Another animal on the refuge – a water bird.

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