Beauty In The Wild : The White-Tailed Virginia Deer | Wildlife Photography
The interesting part is that their colour changes with seasons. An adult white-tailed deer wears a reddish brown coat during the summers while they change to a dull grey-brown colour in winter. White-tailed deer are found all through Southern Canada to Central America. They are herbivores and usually feed on grass and other things depending on what is available around. Crepuscular as they are, they roam about and graze during the early morning hours and from afternoon till dusk.
The male white-tailed deer are distinguished by their antlers. These antlers, interestingly, are not used against predators but are used to fight with other males for mating with females. The males shed these antlers once every year.
No deer lives in the wild for more than 20 years. In case of white-tails, most of them live for about 2 to 3 years. The unfortunate part is they are victims of the cruel game of trophy hunting and this has caused a furore among animal rights activists. Many states still permit hunting deer depending on their population in many areas in the wild.
This photo is captured using Canon EOS 1200D.
Photo taken at: Rajkot, Gujarat, India
The Below are the settings to capture this photo:
|Exposure Time:||1/400 sec.|
|Focal Length:||208 mm|
|Flash Mode:||No Flash, Compulsory|
Hi, I’m Ravi Shrimali from India. I’m working as PHP Developer at Ahmedabad, Gujarat. I love photography, traveling and meet new friends. Always ready for adventures.