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Antler Antics

By SteveMoulding    
A Red Squirrel gnawing away at what looks to be a Fallow Deer's antler. I assume it must be a great source of minerals to keep him fit and healthy and give him that beautiful shiny coat.

Many thanks for all your votes and comments and a special big thank you to 'Herge88' for his user award, very much appreciated.

Thanks for looking and I hope you like this one.

Have a great week,
Steve.

Tags: General Squirrel Bwc Native Red squirrel Landscape and travel Pets and captive animals Wildlife and nature

Voters: User_Removed, PattiW, Herge88 and 25 more


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Comments


PattiW 15 24 2 United States
14 Aug 2013 11:24AM
I have heard small animals devour antlers for the minerals which is why is so hard to find intact antlers. Love the color and detail in this image, great capture, PattiSmile
Chinga Plus
10 3 2 United Kingdom
14 Aug 2013 12:55PM
What a great moment to shoot! Well spotted... IB
EMJAYCEE Plus
12 10 10 England
14 Aug 2013 1:49PM
A lovely natural shot.
Joan.
CarolG 14 199 20 Greece
14 Aug 2013 2:59PM
A great spot and capture, Steve. Carol
hasslebladuk 11 1 6 United Kingdom
14 Aug 2013 6:38PM
Cracking shot
Mike
Mike_Smith Plus
13 760 2 United Kingdom
14 Aug 2013 6:49PM
Cracking shot, and also unusual to see them eating something like this
Maiwand 14 3 73 England
14 Aug 2013 7:16PM
Most unusual shot Steve. Well spotted.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Ron
pluckyfilly 14 351 33 United Kingdom
14 Aug 2013 8:47PM
Maybe also to sharpen and clean his teeth, I believe that's what dogs do with a bone, good capture
DonMc 12 4 United Kingdom
22 Aug 2013 8:57PM
Excellent image Steve, I assume he'd just finished his nutsSmileSmileWink
Don

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