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Posted July 13, 2012 - 09:20 PM

But this was pretty cool, had to share. Here are some pictures of a Doe and 4 fawns that walked through our front yard this morning,

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then all five of them swam across the channel to a small island across from us.
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Not the first time we have seen deer in the water but was the first time we were able to get on camera although not a real clear shot.
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Posted July 13, 2012 - 09:29 PM

It's so Cool when they come up in the yard we sit for long periods Watching Deer and Turkey. One of the regulars brought out 2 little ones today and 4 Hen Turkeys with 22 poults yesterday.
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Posted July 13, 2012 - 09:40 PM

I wonder what happened. A year old doe will usually have just one fawn, and then will have 2 each year after that. Rarely, they'd have 3. Very rarely. 4 is unheard of. Either there was another doe close by or maybe 2 were orphaned and the one mom is picking up the slack.
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Posted July 13, 2012 - 09:59 PM

That is really cool that you got a photograph of them in the water. Really neat.
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Posted July 13, 2012 - 10:04 PM

I wonder what happened. A year old doe will usually have just one fawn, and then will have 2 each year after that. Rarely, they'd have 3. Very rarely. 4 is unheard of. Either there was another doe close by or maybe 2 were orphaned and the one mom is picking up the slack.


My mind was wondering the same thing.....
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Posted July 13, 2012 - 10:30 PM

Yeah, I would not be surprised if there was another one around as our dog was barking and may have kept it away. We both left for work very shortly after so not real sure.

I had to stop the car and wait for two groups of turkeys with younguns to cross the road today. They were pretty small.

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Posted July 14, 2012 - 01:42 AM

I wonder what happened. A year old doe will usually have just one fawn, and then will have 2 each year after that. Rarely, they'd have 3. Very rarely. 4 is unheard of. Either there was another doe close by or maybe 2 were orphaned and the one mom is picking up the slack.

I'm of the same mind set, 4 is an awful large family. The one fawn does look a bit larger in the first pic, though!
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Posted July 14, 2012 - 04:35 AM

very nice thanks for sharing the pictures

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Posted July 14, 2012 - 05:31 AM

We see them often here but never 4 fawns. There is one frequenting our yard lately with 2 fawns all spotty like in your photos. They are nice to watch until they start eating all your shrubs, flowers and vegetables!

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Posted July 14, 2012 - 10:10 AM

WOW! That is awesome! I bet that is a once in a lifetime picture.




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