Archive for March 28th, 2015

Backyard Deer Herd

One deer might be cute:

Deer Herd - outlier

Deer Herd – outlier

But the rest of the herd makes up for it:

Deer Herd - main

Deer Herd – main

You’ll note the complete lack of understory vegetation; the only remaining plants can withstand continuous deer browsing. Deer have clipped all of the evergreens five feet off the ground, even through they¬†don’t normally eat evergreens…

In fact, there’s no new tree growth in the Hudson Valley, because tree seedlings don’t stand a chance.



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