Monday, 24 January 2011

Play Fighting.

Two young Red Deer bucks enjoying a bit of friendly play fighting. Taken during a recent visit to Richmond Park.    FAB.

16 comments:

  1. Great capture Frank.
    Good practice for them, for when the real fighting happens.

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  2. Thanks Keith. A tentative encounter and only lasted a few seconds.

    Cheers Amila.

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  3. They truly are such handsome creatures Frank~

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  4. Yes they are Mary and it is a privilege to be able to get reasonably close to them.

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  5. Nice sparring capture Frank. I enjoyed the deer over on the Early Birder also. There is something about the antlered critters that I never tire of.

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  6. Great image, you have captured a pair of bookends!!

    Great creatures

    I will check out your blog properly

    Regards
    Dave

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  7. Thanks Coy. I often think of you when I encounter these majestic animals.

    Cheers Dave. I hope you enjoy what I post here and on The Early Birder.

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  8. Absolutely amazing capture! WOWZA!

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  9. Thanks Kerri. It was great to see them having some playful fun.

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  10. one of them seems to be younger

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  11. Hi smalldot. You could be right, they are difficult to age exactly.

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  12. Impressive! I'm wondering how close you were.

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  13. Hi 2sweetnsaxy. Not that close .. just a little bit of cropping!

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  14. This is a nice one! I have sometimes seen these fights get pretty ugly too...

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  15. Siddartha Joshi. These were only relative youngsters so the REAL fighting is yet to come but as you say it can be very ugly.

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