This Whitetail Doe is doing a happy dance now that cooler weather is here in KY. In warmer weather big flies are bad; they get on the deer and bite them, leaving a type of large bump on their skin. In time the bumps goes away.
One of the ways that deer removes the flies is to go into bushes and rub them off. They also will use their hoofs to scratch off the flies,
The photos here were taken late in Oct. Photographer Ella Clem Facebook