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white tailed deer fawn... <--- better now eh?

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I got a call today from a friend who knows I love taking pics,, says he saw a baby deer with no mama around! so I blasted off and went to see,, here's what I come across:

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then we heard a soft grunt from mama,, and she come out of the bush to find her baby,, here they sort of re-unite,, sad that they were separated,,

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here mama saves the day!!!

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a little kiss from mom

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he's sure small!

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and bedded down,, mom wasn't far behind her

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Nice work Sue! Great job documenting this, that was fun to look at.

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I loved it, too. Except 'fawn' and 'shoot' should never be in the same topic header! Momentary panic. You know, she is really small, but just look at those ears she has to grow in to. The eyes and position on the last one remind me of my dog. Awwww.

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Great pics. Those fawns sure are fun to watch. I doubt Mama was ever too far away from this youngster though, unless she was leading a predator or human away from where her baby was hiding.

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I loved it, too. Except 'fawn' and 'shoot' should never be in the same topic header! Momentary panic. You know, she is really small, but just look at those ears she has to grow in to. The eyes and position on the last one remind me of my dog. Awwww.

your right about the title,, I changed it for ya wink

thanks folks! I was so excited about seeing him and actually getting a few shots of the darling!!!

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I really wished the fencing wasn't in the shots, I did the best I could,, but alas,, they are town deer,, so I had to do with that.

I'm outa here tomorrow for BC!! bright 'n early!!

see you all on the 20th of June!!!

Sue

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Originally Posted By: Birdsong
I loved it, too. Except 'fawn' and 'shoot' should never be in the same topic header! Momentary panic.

your right about the title,, I changed it for ya wink

thanks folks! I was so excited about seeing him and actually getting a few shots of the darling!!!

I was teasing! Oops--forgot the little smiley thingies. Have a great trip! BC. That is my dream. I want to hike Parker's Ridge trail again. We'll await lots of photos!

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love the pics grin...although i doubt that they got "seperated", as often the doe will leave and feed(as the fawn cannot travel very far), and have the fawn lay in a concealed area where it is safe from predators because it also is for the most part free of scent. and also often people pick up fawns thinking they are abandoned when really they are not at all abandoned frown. (we just got done discussing this stuff in a class of mine)....not to take away from the great pictures

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love the pics grin...although i doubt that they got "seperated", as often the doe will leave and feed(as the fawn cannot travel very far), and have the fawn lay in a concealed area where it is safe from predators because it also is for the most part free of scent. and also often people pick up fawns thinking they are abandoned when really they are not at all abandoned frown. (we just got done discussing this stuff in a class of mine)....not to take away from the great pictures

yes agreed, precisely the reason we didn't want to touch her,, or molest her any... mama was on the other side of the fence and easily jumped it,, and took baby to the opening in it to make her escape... I was grateful to having a longer lens,, so I wasn't "in their face"

thanks!!

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Very nice, I love the one with ma jumping over the fence to get to her youngster.

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I really like the whole series Sue. There is something about a shot of a fawn that always makes me smile. Too bad about the fence but the shots are sweet even with the fence in the shot.

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I think the fence adds to the story though - have a good trip Sue!

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