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Mule Deer  shedding the velvet

Mule Deer shedding the velvet

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We saw this deer the next day and all of the velvet was gone and most of the red was gone.

Canon EOS 7D
1/640s f/7.1 at 700.0mm iso400 full exif

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share 17-Dec-2014 20:00
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January Grey09-Oct-2011 00:47
Great find, Larry! What a mess! V~
sandra kroeger08-Oct-2011 12:10
LOL he's a mess! Thank you for sharing this neat shot!
Janet Forjan-Freedman08-Oct-2011 00:09
Wow! Very interesting capture/moment that we don't often get to see.
larose forest photos27-May-2011 22:02
That is quite the shot! I've never come across a deer with the velvet in tatters like this. Well spotted and well captured.
Dennis Hoyne14-Apr-2011 02:52
Great shot! Something seldom observed.
Paolo Peggi (aka Bracciodiferro)19-Sep-2010 18:29
Nice one! V
Colin Storey19-Sep-2010 09:34
Well seen and taken image, very interesting to see. v
Pierre17-Sep-2010 21:59
Une très belle capture! V
Jean Chiasson17-Sep-2010 20:57
Spectacular capture Larry big vote
Ali Majdfar17-Sep-2010 15:35
Superb capture! ~V
Katie Chew16-Sep-2010 19:48
Great shot! V
sandy barbour15-Sep-2010 23:27
Wow, this is such an awesome shot Larry! V
Brinn MacDougall14-Sep-2010 23:02
What a sight..well taken..V
RAINBIRDER14-Sep-2010 13:10
Nice capture Larry!!!
Char14-Sep-2010 11:41
What an unusual and interesting capture, Larry! Excellent shot. \/
hge5414-Sep-2010 04:52
Great image, Larry. Never seen that before.
waterfalls man14-Sep-2010 02:36
Beautiful capture V!!!
Hank Vander Velde13-Sep-2010 23:57
Super capture Larry. I've never seen this before, thus I learned something new again on Pbase. Thanks for sharing.
sue anne13-Sep-2010 23:04
Excellent and this is new to me too.
Tom Munson13-Sep-2010 22:52
Great shot and timing, Larry! The window is very short for sheding velvet.
Patricia Kay13-Sep-2010 20:40
Great shot first i also thought it was dead meat!...BV
Michal Leszczynski13-Sep-2010 20:19
Fantastic capture Larry, wonderful photo. V.
PauloCGama13-Sep-2010 19:06
Jim Coffman13-Sep-2010 18:24
This is a wowser,Larry!!! BV
Jess. ( Lady.D.)13-Sep-2010 17:40
Shedding the velvet is so messy, first time I saw it I thought the deer was seriously hurt. Well captured shot.... ..
Walter O. Koenig13-Sep-2010 16:39
Fascinating capture Larry. Looks kind of gory. "V"
Betty Vlasiu13-Sep-2010 15:59
Very well captured. Beautiful colors.
Gérard Koehl13-Sep-2010 15:42
Superbe prise malgré le manque de netteté... V
John Adler13-Sep-2010 14:58
Great shot, Larry!
Peter Stahl13-Sep-2010 14:30
Can't say it looks pretty. Cool capture never the less. :-)
Graeme13-Sep-2010 12:52
Very well seen, Larry. Great shot.V!
Norman Richard13-Sep-2010 11:49
great capture.
pkocinski13-Sep-2010 11:49
Superb capture of this moment in time for this deer!
Jeff Waldorff13-Sep-2010 10:45
Great shot, Larry... I didn't realize there was so much blood when they shed their velvet!
marko gregoric13-Sep-2010 10:19
Stunning shot!!! BV.
Sofia Solomennikova13-Sep-2010 09:37
oh looks like meat... great moment, V
Stephanie13-Sep-2010 09:01
This is fascinating Larry! I have never seen what a deer looks like when it sheds its velvet! BBBBV!!
Blandine Mangin13-Sep-2010 08:19
superb capture ! v
John Vass13-Sep-2010 05:47
Amazing find Larry!
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