Saturday, March 18, 2017
At birth, white-tailed deer fawns have a spotted, reddish coat that is fairly silky. There can be several hundred spots on the coat. The spots enable to deer to blend into its natural surroundings. Fawns usually lose their spots around three-to-four months.
Location: Holla Bend National Wildlife Refuge, Arkansas. August, 2016.
Photo # KS9_6438bwsc.
(c) Kelly Shipp Photography.