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How deer damage trees

How deer damage trees

Deer may be cute, majestic, [insert better adjective] creatures that make you gasp when you see them out your window, but the effects they have on plants can be truly devastating. Both young and fully established trees can get irreparably damaged.
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[ 12-09-2020 ] in deer behavior

Deer getting spooked

Deer getting spooked

This post is about fallow deer getting easily spooked. By what? Anything unusual. Shape, noise, anybody's behavior. They get scared easily, but they also get used to things. For example ...
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[ 16-08-2020 ] in deer behavior

How cunning buck must've kicked the bucket

How cunning buck must've kicked the bucket

A crime scene investigation, one buck particularly under suspicion of breaking and entering his gluttonous mug into a bucket. No casualties (except the bucket). Happenings on Wondeerful Farm.
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[ 15-08-2020 ] in deer cheer

Deer being jerks

Deer being jerks

Aggressive deer being jerks to each other: biting, pushing, attacking while seemingly being totally unprovoked.
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[ 09-08-2020 ] in deer behavior

Do deer play? These 2 look like they do.

Do deer play? These 2 look like they do.

Fawns certainly do play around, but do bucks? You tell us! This looks like a bit of play, doesn't it? See this funny video and decide for yourself.
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[ 31-07-2020 ] in deer cheer

Table for one? Deer eating up close from a feeder table

Table for one? Deer eating up close from a feeder table

One would hope so! Meaning, every one deer would love to be the only one at the 'feeder table', but bummer, most of the times mates are floating around and they have noses too.))
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[ 30-07-2020 ] in deer cheer

Relaxing deer videos

Relaxing deer videos

Relaxing, soothing animal videos with beautiful music and serene scenery. Relaxing music therapy. Lazy deer chilling among beautiful NZ nature.
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[ 15-07-2020 ] in deer tranquility

Truth or deer?

Truth or deer?

Interesting facts about deer. True stories. Deer antlers are the fastest growing tissue on Earth! They can grow at a rate of ¼ inch (0.6 cm) per day!
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[ 25-06-2020 ] in deer facts

Do deer bite? Dominance between hinds (does)

Do deer bite? Dominance between hinds (does)

Deer can occasionally bite one another. Why do they do it, who they tend to bite and pick on? What's behind such aggressive behavior? Let's try and figure out.
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[ 09-06-2020 ] in deer behavior

Would you like ketchup on that?

Would you like ketchup on that?

Today, deer were eating pasta for the first time. Well, to be fair, they might've tried a bit a couple times before, but only some of them, it wasn't something we'd cook for them. Until this day. The spaghetti day!
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[ 03-06-2020 ] in deer cheer

Do deer chew their cud?

Do deer chew their cud?

Facts and illustrations on deer digestive tract. How deer chew and swallow. A funny gif and a short video to illustrate.
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[ 21-05-2020 ] in deer facts

Watch deer sneeze and scratch nose

Watch deer sneeze and scratch nose

Ever wondered whether / how do deer sneeze? Watch how they scratch their noses when those get itchy and take a sneeze. Well, this is how it happens.
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[ 17-05-2020 ] in deer cheer

One last carrot, many deer bullies

One last carrot, many deer bullies

Deer bullies abound when carrots get scarce. Watch deer miss #2723 Red chewing the last remaining carrot getting bullied by envious herd members. 
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[ 12-05-2020 ] in deer cheer

Deer mating season is on!

Deer mating season is on!

Roaring dominant stag (buck) is very busy these days, herding and serving his hind (doe) harem day in and day out. Mating is on!
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[ 27-04-2020 ] in deer behavior

Leave the deer their daily bread!

Leave the deer their daily bread!

In the wake of coronavirus panic, our deer bread lovers are experiencing some disappointment. They would like to ask fellow New Zealanders to chill and leave more bread on the shelves.
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[ 20-03-2020 ] in deer cheer

And then there were 3...

And then there were 3...

And then there were 3: deer climbing under a fence as if practicing yoga. Following the original fence buster - Junkie the deer.
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[ 09-03-2020 ] in deer cheer

Scared as a deer: Hind scared of bread

Scared as a deer: Hind scared of bread

Wilder hind gets scared of bread, then changes her mind, then panics again. Some deer take shorter time to warm up to humans, some - longer, still others never seem to be able to overcome their wildlife genes.
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[ 01-03-2020 ] in deer behavior

Funny deer pictures #1

Funny deer pictures #1

A few funny deer pictures thrown together. Funny deer faces, amusing situations, striking moments from videos.
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[ 28-02-2020 ] in deer cheer

Deer nodding. Whats up with that?

Deer nodding. Whats up with that?

Our deer will often nod communicating with us. Why do they bow their heads? Both stags and hinds will do that on occasion.
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[ 27-02-2020 ] in deer behavior

Deer eating carrots. Feeding deer.

Deer eating carrots. Feeding deer.

Our deer welcome carrots shower, but also make funny faces as the carrots fly and when chewing them. Incoming! Where is it going to land?
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[ 26-02-2020 ] in deer facts

Junkie vs the fence

Junkie vs the fence

Hind goes under fence to get to favourite food. Takes deer escape artist award. Other deer to follow, but not too soon...
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[ 25-02-2020 ] in deer behavior