WordPress weekly photo challenge, Fray.

August 22, 2014

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I was just thinking of another meaning. Of how deer fray the velvet off their antlers to mark territory. And I was thinking of how I sat in the grass at Charlecote Park and watched the male roe deer grazing. And, as I sat there, a small group came running down the meadow to join the larger group. They rubbed antlers, smelt noses and accepted each other.

A fray of sorts.

For the wordpress weekly photo challenge, Fray.

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23 Comments

  • Reply Daniel C Doolan August 22, 2014 at 8:02 am

    You captured some really wonderful shots of those deer, they look so vibrant.

  • Reply Ida P. Krause August 22, 2014 at 9:34 am

    What cool looking deer. I’ve never seen any like these. They are amazing and your photos really show off their beauty.

    • Reply Veronica August 23, 2014 at 10:27 pm

      Thank you so much Ida. They’re storybook deer, aren’t they? 😀

  • Reply everdayphoto August 22, 2014 at 10:10 am

    How cool! I thought deer only had spots as fawn, but these are very cool.

    • Reply Veronica August 23, 2014 at 10:26 pm

      North American deer grow out of them, don’t they? But these roe deer have them always. 😀

  • Reply Pond side August 22, 2014 at 10:42 am

    I like your take on the word!

    • Reply Veronica August 23, 2014 at 10:25 pm

      😀

  • Reply sustainabilitea August 22, 2014 at 1:54 pm

    I saw that definition, but didn’t know anyone would use it. Love the photos, Veronica.

    janet

    • Reply Veronica August 23, 2014 at 10:09 pm

      Thank you so much Janet. 😀

  • Reply dawnsrays August 23, 2014 at 3:12 am

    I just want to rub those velvety antlers!!

    • Reply Veronica August 23, 2014 at 10:06 pm

      Me too, but they’re a bit bigger than Bambi, and a bit wild. 😀 Wonder if they drop their antlers in winter…hmmm.

      • Reply dawnsrays August 24, 2014 at 12:41 pm

        Oh, wouldn’t that be wonderful to get a set of them after they dropped. Wow, the things you could do with a pair, haha

  • Reply Tina August 23, 2014 at 3:27 am

    Wonderful submission for the challenge!
    Tina

    • Reply Veronica August 23, 2014 at 10:05 pm

      Thank you Tina. 😀

  • Reply babso2you August 23, 2014 at 5:34 am

    These are great photos! 🙂 Well done V!

    • Reply Veronica August 23, 2014 at 10:02 pm

      😀 Thank you so much.

  • Reply daryledelstein August 23, 2014 at 6:36 am

    magical

    • Reply Veronica August 23, 2014 at 10:00 pm

      Oh my gosh, it really was. I can’t describe the feeling of sitting in that grass watching them graze just a few feet away from me. 😀

  • Reply A Blog's Life August 23, 2014 at 8:35 am

    Wow, really beautiful . . .

    • Reply Veronica August 23, 2014 at 9:59 pm

      Thank you so much. 😀

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  • Reply quarksire August 24, 2014 at 3:29 am

    very very kewl an UniQue 🙂 superb photos also 🙂 Q

  • Reply Tina Schell August 24, 2014 at 4:51 am

    How cool that they keep their spots!! And a very interesting interpretation of the challenge, well done! Really enjoyed this one.

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