Saturday, August 16, 2014


Photo by Mark Hengesbaugh 8/11/2014

Mark writes:

Coues white-tailed deer drinking from one of the pools below Sabino Dam this morning. Interesting thing: Coues deer births coincide with the monsoon spurt in vegetation growth. Fawns will lose their spots after they’re weaned. Experts say if you see a Coues deer fawn that appears to be abandoned, don’t try to capture him/her. The mother is around, she’s just hiding.

Anne says: Click on the photo for larger view. Remember, deer are herbivores. They never want to eat you.

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