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Twin fawns hiding in the garden

June 16, 2021

Opening the front door, I spotted four oversized ears and two white-spotted bodies — twin fawns hidden by their mother in the raised bed by the driveway. Framed against shiny, blue ceramic balls, they made an irresistible photo op.

I quietly staked out a spot on the far side of the driveway so I wouldn’t frighten them off, sat down, and waited until they were curious enough to raise their heads. Look at that sweet little hoof propped on the wall!

The one on the left was bolder, raising his head to stare at me while I took photos. The other risked just one glance my way.

Sweet Bambi in a soft bed of woolly stemodia and mullein

Why must they grow up into living hedge clippers?

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