Fawn in a field on Summer Solstice

Fawn left by mama for a few hours under the watchful eyes of Kirkcaldy neighbors.

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Comment by Luke William Campbell on June 25, 2013 at 4:04pm
Comment by Sagacious Hawk on June 25, 2013 at 5:43pm

So that's why they are covered in white spots!

Comment by _Robert_ on June 25, 2013 at 6:19pm

Sure that's a fawn?, it looks like a baby deer to me.

Comment by Unseen on June 26, 2013 at 9:29am

Actually, their coloration is more suitable to a forest situation with spots of light hitting the ground through the trees. They can be virtually invisible to predators whose color vision is not as sharp as ours. Many predators are more tuned in to motion when it comes to visuals, depending more on sound and scent. And, BTW, fawns are almost devoid of scent and are very good at being quiet and holding still.

Comment by Gregg R Thomas on June 26, 2013 at 11:08am

If evolution worked then the deer's fir would be green.

Comment by Misty: Baytheist Living! on June 26, 2013 at 11:49am

Gregg Thomas is either brilliantly hilarious or barely functioning. 

I think that is the beauty of it...

I'm convinced he's being very, very punny! 

Comment by Misty: Baytheist Living! on June 26, 2013 at 11:50am

Also, how very strange this picture got resurrected almost exactly four years after I posted it..

Comment by Sagacious Hawk on June 26, 2013 at 1:58pm

Tone lost in text, I guess? I was totally joking around :P

Comment by kOrsan on June 26, 2013 at 2:07pm

Looks delicious.

Comment by Ed on June 27, 2013 at 7:25am

I see um near every day on my property. We have two sets of twins scampering around currently. I do not like seeing them one bit when on my motosickle; they're unpredictable as hell.


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