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Orphaned Fawn


Orphaned Fawn
Photo Information
Copyright: Jim Robinson (jrobins1) Silver Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 36 W: 1 N: 139] (675)
Genre: Places
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2005-06-12
Categories: Nature
Camera: Nikon D2X, Sigma 18-200 Zoom F3.5-6.3 DC, Skylight filter
Exposure: f/5.3, 1/125 seconds
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2005-06-16 20:41
Viewed: 2448
Points: 12
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
I had stopped to walk arround and wake up when I saw this lady walking a fawn. I asked if I could take a picture of it. It seems her mother had died giving birth and when the forrest ranger found it she was in bad shape. He took her to this kind lady who operates a rescue center in Arkansas for injured or abandoned animals. They had to feed her with a tube for a few days and as you can see she is doing fine. While I was taking her picture she came up and started liking my hand like a puppy, then stuck her nose under my chin and gave me more kisses. Neat experience. You have to admire people who do this for these helpless animals.

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what a sweet darling little beaty.. poor thing loosing it's mother like that... than goodness there are people who do such incredible work caring for these creatures... they're true heroes..

beautiful capture of this wonderful little fawn.. than you for sharing it with us :-)

Ayda

You find the neatest things! The nail polish is a bit too red though. I would have used a lighter shade!!! Seriously, you accidentally stumble on to more unique scenes than I can find on purpose! Maybe it is because when I travel I seldom stop until I reach my destination. The colors and contrast are excellent as is composition. Thanks for sharing this bit of nature.

What a lovely shot, the little fawns expression is priceless, I could never understand people hurting or killing animals just for sport. Well done Jim, very well captured!
Vassilis

Such a cute one Jim,
I feel sorry for him, but he's in good hands now, I s'pose.
Very nica capture and veru sweet moment.
Congrats.

take care, Stef

Jim... Beautiful one! She is such a cutie and thanks for these beautiful people around that we still see these beautiful animals :) Thanks for sharing :)

Take care...
-Hima.

Thank you for sharing this inspiring photo with us, Jim. This little fawn is adorable and thanks to the kindness of those how care abour nature and her creatures. God bless them....:O)

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