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Spotted Deer


Spotted Deer
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Copyright: babujayan alayar (babujayan) Silver Star Critiquer/Silver Note Writer [C: 14 W: 0 N: 33] (1334)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2009-10-27
Categories: Mammals
Exposure: f/5.0, 1/640 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2010-05-13 7:54
Viewed: 3179
Points: 2
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A shot from Parambikulam Tiger Reserve.
The spotted deer is found in large numbers in dense deciduous or semi-evergreen jungles and open grasslands. The highest numbers of Chital are found in the jungles of India where they feed upon tall grass and shrubs.Axis deer most commonly occur in herds of ten to fifty individuals, with one or two stags and a number of females and young. They are often fairly tolerant of approach by humans and vehicles, especially where they are accustomed to human disturbance. They do not occur at higher elevation forests where they are usually replaced by other species such as the Sambar deer. Axis deer eat primarily grasses and vegetation, but also eat their shed antlers as a source of nutrients. [Wikipedia]

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hello Babujayan
very beautiful shot of this couple of Spotted Deers,
both subjects are well focused, wonderful lighting and colors
and superb environment
Have a nice WE
Jacqueline

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