Preening Buck

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I was lucky to see this handsome devil take a break in my backyard. I thought the catlike licking was interesting… not to mention its fine rack. D500, Nikon 2-500 lens, hand held, 1/800th, f/8.0, ISO 6400, 220mm, AI Clear.

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A nice visitor as long as he doesn’t munch too many of your flowers, Dave. Excellent image. I love the relaxed pose.