Tuesday, 9 June 2015

It's That Time of Year Again

At this time of year, with a bit of luck, our local mammal population expands a little and evening walks take a change for the better with the chance to see youngsters taking their first steps. Foxes, Sika and Roe Deer are the most numerous but Badgers are around too. It is hard to choose a favourite but the Roe Deer is certainly up there and I take any opportunity to stay with them for as long as I can. When the fawns are very young however, I keep my distance. The bond between mother & child is fragile and easily broken.



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