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Muntjac deer

Discussion in 'Wildlife Gallery' started by Steverags, Jan 19, 2018.

  1. Steverags

    Steverags International Man of Mystery

    Jul 19, 2010
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    A little muntjac deer that ambled towards me before realising I was there then disappeared into the brush muntjac4.jpg
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  2. kittih

    kittih PetForums VIP

    Jan 19, 2014
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    I love his markings. We have a lot of them near me but they are generally elusive. Last summer whilst out on a dusk walk I came across a muntjac in a field. It ran away but turned around after a little while. I had stepped behind a tree so it couldn't see me properly. I think because he could still smell me he was curious so he came to within 5 metres of the tree then cautiously circled it so he could see me fully. Once he had satisfied himself I was not a human tree hybrid he trotted off. I realised I had been holding my breath the whole time. :)

    It's a privilege when we get to see them.
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  3. CuddleMonster

    CuddleMonster PetForums VIP

    Mar 9, 2016
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    We used to have a lot where I used to live in Wiltshire. They are such funny looking things and so curious.
  4. McKenzie

    McKenzie PetForums VIP

    Nov 22, 2010
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    Cute! We had lots of them where I used to live in the UK too. Unfortunately McKenzie would take off after them given half a chance.
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