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Something’s Itching

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I saw this white-tailed deer buck with his pretty antlers a few days ago in our backyard. I don’t know if I’ve seen him before. We certainly have a fluctuating population of bucks this autumn. Es juckt Diesen Weißwedelhirschbock mit … Continue reading

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There’s a Unicorn in the Garden

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No, that’s not a Thurberesque [cf. James Thurber’s short story “The Unicorn in the Garden”] way of trying to get the wife into the booby hatch, and I should possibly rather have spoken of a “Unihorn”. Well, the long and … Continue reading

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Precious Moments: Fawns, (Adult) Deer and a Wild Turkey in Our Back Yard

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While we were gone on our “RailTrailsRoadTrip” [more about that here at a later time], we really missed the “zoo”, especially the fawns that we know would be born, in our yard. So, after our return, we were happy to … Continue reading

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They’re Not Fighting … Yet

For the last few days I have seen two bucks in out back yard, (still) grazing amiably side by side. So, I conclude, they’re not (yet) in rut as I assume they would fight each other then. Once in a … Continue reading

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Three Mature Bucks in the Yard

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I had seen them before, and even got a video – albeit of a very poor quality – of them, but a few days ago I got another chance for pictures of all three together in our back yard: Drei … Continue reading

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Mature Bucks

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The clearest sign, to my mind, of approaching autumn – besides a clear drop in the nightly temperatures – is the appearance of mature bucks in our yard. They first showed up – singly or up to three at a … Continue reading

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Largest Deer Herd So Far

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Yesterday afternoon we had the largest herd of white-tailed deer in our yard so far. This pictures shows 19, if I counted correctly, and we had more on other parts of the property, including two bucks. So I guess we … Continue reading