16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
A close encounter with a deer in the early morning

A wild deer stares me down in the early hours of the morning in Wandiligong, Victoria, in the High Country region. There was a herd of deer grazing in the neighboring paddock of the house we were staying at for a long weekend.

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Date Taken: 08.2017
Date Uploaded: 05.2018
Photo Location: Wandiligong, Victoria, Australia
Copyright: © Madeleine Hanover