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A young red deer stag at Bradgate Park, Leicestershire. He was drinking from a stream. I always say in the tags and often in the description too that these deer live in a ' deer park '. That means they're obviously more approachable ( although far from tame ) than ' properly wild ' ones. I hope I've always made that clear from the start, I have immense respect for people stalking deer in the Highlands or other places and I hope that people do read the info so they can distinguish between the two. I just wanted to make that clear, I can understand the frustration of photographers who only ' shoot ' properly wild red deer but I don't have that option, they simply don't exist outside of deer parks in much of England.

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Taken on December 2, 2010