Heartland Outdoors: Shootin' Whitetails

Doe Fight

Sunday, October 17

Here’s a series I took the first week of October as a group of deer were feeding in a field. These two does went toe to toe for a minute in what looked like a heavy weight boxing match. Notice the bucks in the background not paying any attention to the does.

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The doe on the left lands a blow to the face of the other doe!

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Must have wacked her good because she’s had enough.

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Now get going and leave this corn for me.

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Boy if looks could kill, look at those ears laid back, and the other doe hanging her head walking away. I didn’t even notice the nice eight point buck was there at first, I was too engaged watching these does go at it.

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I love being out watching the deer in my area. Every time out is an opportunity to learn about individuals as well as the social behavior of the herd.

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