Around sunset, the deer come out to eat. This young buck was in our background outside of the fenced in area. He looked right at me for awhile and then continued to look for food. Earlier, his “wife” and “daughter” were with him.
They are a little skittish and I prefer it that way. Deer hunting season started this past Saturday and, although there is no hunting in our area, our neighbors put out traps for raccoons and shoot red squirrels. This past Saturday morning, we found one of our outdoor pumpkins half eaten. We’re pretty sure the raccoons ate it — seeds and all.
I’ve noticed that most of our trees don’t have lower limbs. I’m guessing it’s because the deer have eaten them. They will scrounge for whatever food they can find in the winter.
Pretty to look at …