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I’d guess everyone knows the white-tailed deer on sight. This guy wandered through our woods so I grabbed the camera and took a picture through the window. Not much of a rack (antlers) but healthy and hungry:>)

This picture was taken November 25, 2012, in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, USA, and is dedicated to all the wildlife management people who work so hard at preserving our wild animals!

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odocoileus virginianus, white tailed, deer, buck, antlers, wildlife, animals, nature, mammal, mothernature, black and white, bw

I love nature, science, poetry, prose, art, music – you name it! Now that I’m retired, time is mine to spend as I wish (pretty much), and I wish to take pictures of our natural world.

Bringing the outdoors in for others to see, especially those who may not get the opportunity to wander next to a pond, fish at the beach, or tramp in the woods, is a pleasure. I hope to build a window to the wonders of nature that fill our everyday lives.

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  • vigor
    vigorover 1 year ago

    He’s gorgeous and he came so close. I have only seen 1 buck in my yard so far and I didn’t get any pics of him.

  • They’re in rut, of course, so the does don’t come around as much – give it a couple weeks when the bucks aren’t so randy! Bet you get a chance to see them together as they “yard up” for winter:>)

    – MotherNature

  • Glenn Cecero
    Glenn Ceceroover 1 year ago

    Great capture, love the detail and monochrome!

  • Thank you for the wonderful comment and the fave, Glenn. Before the rut we saw four buck traveling together – what a sight! Because they are so well camouflaged, I chose the black and white to make the details more apparent.

    – MotherNature

  • BlueMoonRose
    BlueMoonRoseover 1 year ago

    Beautifully captured! Adding this lovely animal to my Favourites.

  • Thank you so much for your kind comment and the fave – very much appreciated!!

    – MotherNature

  • vigor
    vigorover 1 year ago

    It was brought to my attention that this challenge got overlooked over 5 months ago. I am very sorry.
    Congrats on your top 10 win!

    Here is the link to the challenge.

  • Thank you!!! I didn’t even realize it:>) I appreciate the folks who voted for this image and I appreciate you for running the challenge!

    – MotherNature

  • Ginny York
    Ginny York10 months ago

    What a nice capture of this beautiful young buck! He would be welcome in the Deer Me Group. :))

  • You’re so kind to invite me in:>) Thank you for this huge compliment, Ginny!

    – MotherNature

  • Ginny York
    Ginny York10 months ago

    So glad to see this guy in the group and happy you have joined us! Welcome to the Deer Me Group!!

  • Ginny York
    Ginny York9 months ago


    Congratulations Carol! Great capture!

    Please click HERE to see this weeks Features together in a large format
    and maybe leave a few words for your fellow members. :))

  • Thank you, my dear! What an honor:>)

    – MotherNature

  • Liz Scott
    Liz Scott9 months ago

    Lovely shot – you can see the ears are still paying very much attention to you even though it’s eating.. congrats on the feature – :-) – Liz

  • I’m so pleased you like this handsome guy, Liz – many thanks for the support:>)

    – MotherNature

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