Saturday, 16 June 2018

Deer Calves


A little earlier than usual this year, our red deer started to have their calves at the end of last month. So now out in the paddock with the rest of them, the youngsters are at the age where they are following their mum and running and playing in the field. 



They are all legs, and when they really get going it is quite fun to watch them jump and run up and down, and change direction almost falling over.



Most of them stick with their mum, but this little one obviously thinks he is a big deer already... hanging out with the boys.



Even taking charge, and leading them to the next patch... maybe a young master stag in the making.



4 comments:

  1. Gorgeous, love the spots!

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    1. Beautiful aren't they. It won't be long till they lose them and they are a uniform colour all over, just like the adults.

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  2. Have the lizards arrived yet?

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    1. We currently don't have any lizards on display, except the natural wild ones around the Centre.

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