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Red deer (winter victim)

Cervus elaphus

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Winter is a hard time for the red deer in the Oostvaarderplassen near Lelystad, Netherlands. Each year several animal will die of exhaustion and/or deseases. Not a happy sight to find on an early morning walk; but that's nature I guess.

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5 Comments

Juan DiTrani
Juan DiTrani 8 years ago

I agree, I can't say I enjoy these kind of pictures, but is part of nature, and they are valuable

sttweets
sttweets 8 years ago

@Paul, Why? To arrest winter?
These are victims of exhaustion and desease, not of hunting or traps.

Paul-Benjamin
Paul-Benjamin 8 years ago

Call the police.

sttweets
sttweets 8 years ago

Yeah, really sad. On this specific morning I found about 15 dead deer, all without eyes and most of them with an open belly. Seems the scavengers know what they like best.

textless
textless 8 years ago

Really sad, but good photos.

sttweets
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Amsterdam, Flevoland, Netherlands

Spotted on Apr 8, 2010
Submitted on Jun 27, 2011

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