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Rooting Around

By Paul_Barr
I took this shot a couple of weeks ago. This is the stag that hangs about the lay-by on the A82 at the Black Mount.

He normally scrounges food off the tourists and the snack bar, despite signs telling people not to feed him.

When I took this he was rooting abount in the snow looking for grub.



Tags: Red deer A82 Wildlife and nature Cervus elaphus Snack bar scrounger

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GrahamNobles 8 9 4 England
14 Dec 2008 1:31PM
Looks good, and very cold!

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jeanie Plus
13 6.0k 6 United Kingdom
14 Dec 2008 2:02PM
Bless him.. he looks frozen - hope you gave him something being as he is used to it now and aint going nowhere!


Ps.. is that deer poo at the rear??Wink
Paul_Barr 12 544 Scotland
14 Dec 2008 2:08PM
Thanks Graham and Jeanie.

Jeanie, yes it is. Quite small too considering the size of a stag.

pberridge 8 1 United Kingdom
14 Dec 2008 3:56PM
Great shot, lovely and sharp
PattiW 11 24 2 United States
14 Dec 2008 5:31PM
Nice capture!
conrad 12 10.9k 116
14 Dec 2008 7:17PM
What, no junk food? Just as well. Should keep him alive for longer...
obriendavy 10 53 Ireland
14 Dec 2008 7:56PM
Very nice, I thought I recognized him when a saw the thumbnail. He must be one of the most photograph stags in this part of the world.

rontear Plus
14 8 8 England
14 Dec 2008 9:17PM
Good behavioural image Paul. Ron.
petra16 Plus
11 169 Scotland
14 Dec 2008 11:04PM
Nice one Paul

Misty56 9 22 1 United Kingdom
22 Jan 2009 10:47PM
i would feed him as well, i love all animals