I wish I had a photo for you, I really do, but I got caught without the camera. Coming into my driveway after work today, I could see a small something toddling along down at the other end, along with one of the resident deer. I squinted ... could it be? Yes! A fawn!
I crept up the driveway, trying not to frighten them off, and got within 25 feet or so of the little tyke. He was so tiny, spotted and surprisingly fluffy. His mom wasn't walking too well. I hope she was just recovering from the birth and isn't hurt. I'll be keeping an eye out for them and keeping my camera close, too.
We used to have so many deer here every single day, but we only see one, two, or three at a time now. Good news for the garden, but I kind of miss them.
Wait. Maybe they're all out there hiding, producing fawns. Multiplying. Oh lord.
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