Mother deer says to her daughter, “Stay near me”; as she calls for her son to join them. Mother deer, is telling her daughter that there is something coming down the road and she isn’t sure what it is yet.
The son comes running and jumps over the rock fence to join his mother and sister. Mother deer watches as a buck goes by on the other side of the trees. She tells her kids that everything is OK now, and they can go back to eating.
The photos here were taken this fall. The deer has their winter coats on.