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Wild of the Week: Deer in water

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Birder Alan Anderson surprised two deer, standing in Salt Creek last week, as they browsed on shoreline shrubs at Salt Creek Park in DuPage County.


I suspect they were standing in the water for cooling as well as ease of eating.

We are in a stretch where all mammals seek relief.

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