A Most Unusual Deer


The late afternoon shadows hid this critter from view. More focused on not getting stuck in the snow and mud than in my surroundings, I wasn’t even sure it was a deer until I pulled out my camera and studied her through the zoom.


She gave me but a moment to snap these pictures through my dirty windshield before she was off. I’ve never before seen a piebald deer like this. She had excellent camouflage for the crazy winter we’ve had!

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5 Responses to A Most Unusual Deer

  1. Anita Smith says:

    We have a set of twins like that in our neighborhood. Very interesting, and shocking to find, as you know.

  2. Helen says:

    How fantastic that you were able to get a photo! She is beautiful! Her coloring may be Leucism.
    We have had birds at the feeder with color variation with unnatural white in them. I consulted with an Audubon expert who told me the term and that is occurring more and more in all species. It is some sort of pigment cell variation.

  3. Dianne says:

    Wow, what an incredible picture reminds me of a dalmatian

  4. Pam says:

    What a wonderful opportunity for you to see one of nature’s unique creations.

  5. Lea Ann Barnhart says:

    She is so pretty. Thanks for sharing these pictures.

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