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Muntjac Deer (Muntiacus reevesi) | by Peter O'Connor aka anemoneprojectors
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Muntjac Deer (Muntiacus reevesi)

Muntjac Deer (Muntiacus reevesi), 3 May 2013. This was a surprise! I spotted it just as I turned a corner onto the bridleway at the top of St Nicholas Park, Stevenage. It stayed completely still as I got my camera out and took this photo from about 20 paces away. A second shot came out more blurry, then the deer moved into the bushes and I didn't see it again. I did hope this photo would come out slightly better, but it's still not bad, and is certainly the best photo of a deer I've ever taken!

 

I have blogged about it here.

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Taken on May 3, 2013