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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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Mature Buck

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It looks like the rut(ting-season) of the white-tailed deer has just started or is about to begin [usually it is in late October and/or early November] since a mature buck has made his appearance again lately, as in the years … Continue reading

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Life and Death …

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… lie close to each other. Leben und Tod … … liegen nah beieinander. Today I saw this beautiful young life … Heute habe ich dieses wunderbare junge Leben gesehen … … and yesterday, when I saw vultures circling above, … Continue reading

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Surprise in the Morning

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Well, actually I should no longer be surprised to discover fawns in our backyard, shouldn’t I? But still, when at some time this morning I looked out of our patio doors, I saw something lying in the grass of which … Continue reading

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1 1/2 Hours in 20 Seconds

My first time-lapse video of the deer in our garden: this afternoon I tried to do this, a time-lapse video, for the first time. It was taken between 5PM and 6:30PM, part of it with the deer being fed. Not … Continue reading

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Meanwhile in the Back Yard

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Tonight we had a total of 6 fawns in the garden. I could not get all of them into one picture, though. Neither in the stills I took nor in the video. Here there are 4, to begin with: Zwischenzeitlich … 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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First Fawn in 2018

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Just a few minutes ago we got a glimpse of a fawn – the first this year. Very likely our neighbour [some others had alerted her to that fawn on her lawn and had wanted to try and get it … 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