“Sometimes, staying alive solely depends on keeping your head in place and your senses alert”
― Susana Fortes
Yes, this doe is alert indeed. She was crossing the road as I drove along the road to Fort Stewart this past weekend. I pulled over as she casually walked up the embankment to join her three fawns, who were busy grazing just outside the forest.
She sat an watched , always attentive, twitching at the sounds from the car. It seemed we did not pose much danger to her but she was nervous nonetheless. Then, after a few moments of indecision, she determined it was best to take cover with her youngsters and she made a quick hop into the cover of the trees, her does quickly following her lead.
Tamron SP 70-200mm f/2.8 Di VC USD @ 200mm
1/80 sec, f/4.5, ISO 200