Bambi ?

Some days ago, at about 10:50 pm our cat was staring at something into the neighbor’s garden. I went to look and asked him is there a mouse, a rat or a hedgehog. I looked up. Oh my gosh ! A deer. Only about 4 m away from us. To me it looked like a baby deer. I turned around, trying to move slowly not making any noise, went for my camera. Back with the camera the deer had left. Oh no, it was a beautiful night and not too dark yet. It would have been the perfect picture. Next evening at about the same time the deer was back. The same spot. Just about 4 m between us. Now I had my camera at hand and went very quietly and slowly towards him/her. Geeez ! I blew it ! The light was bad and the picture was way too blurry. Yesterday Canelo and me went for the evening walk. I looked into the neighboring garden. Yay ! The deer laying under a garden swing. I could see his/hers ears. I tied Canelo to an apple tree and sneaked closer little by little. Zoomed in and shot the picture. I went back to the sidewalk and to have a look at the picture. What ! ? Doesn’t look like a deer. Nope, it was a hare. A big one. So disappointed and also pretty jealous because my neighbor had been able to take gorgeous pictures of the Bambi.

😀 😀 😀

2 thoughts on “Bambi ?

  1. saxsilverain

    LOL, i thought my eyes were playing tricks on me, because i only saw a hare on the picture. 😀 oh i hope that baby deer was okay and that the parent is somewhere near…. (wait, there actually WAS a deer, right? LOL, now i’m not so sure anymore.)

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    1. aheikkinen Post author

      Yes, there WAS a deer 😀 I saw it from very close, twice, late in the evening. This one was not, just a hare or a rabbit. I can’t tell the difference, at least not from this distance and bad picture.

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