?

Log in

No account? Create an account
March 2018   01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31
NF-Lee's Gildor and Frodo

Cold and windy day wildlife in the Great North....

Posted on 2011.02.21 at 08:28

Comments:


Mechtild
mechtild at 2011-02-21 17:08 (UTC) (Link)
They are definitely a pair. I don't know if deer have twins very often, but one might be a foster child. Deer often live in small familial groups, not the buck, but does and fauns. Sometimes more than one doe will travel together, along with their children. When the young males get too old they are urged to leave, if they don't do so on their own. Must be some natural deterrant to inbreeding. But a doe and her grown daughter can live together indefinitely.

Now, take that with a grain of salt. There are often articles in the paper about deer habits, studies of deer behaviour, since we have so many, enough to be considered a public nuisance, but I don't have an absolutely accurate memory. :)
Previous Entry  Next Entry