It's summer and the Columbian black-tailed deer's antlers are still in velvet. This guy stopped by yesterday afternoon, took a drink from the birdbath, and then went on with his annual (and continual) yard pruning. He moved clockwise around the perimeter; a few minutes later a doe continued the gardening chores, moving counter-clockwise.
Photo taken from the back deck, so hastily I didn't notice my slow shutter speed. So I turned the out-of-focus picture into a sort of sketch, hoping you wouldn't notice how bad it is. Focus aside, isn't the tilt of the head endearing?
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