Culture Art & Media Photo: Black-Tailed Deer Have a Tête-à-Tête By Melissa Breyer Editorial Director Hunter College F.I.T., State University of New York Cornell University Melissa Breyer is Treehugger’s editorial director. She is a sustainability expert and author whose work has been published by the New York Times and National Geographic, among others. our editorial process Melissa Breyer Updated August 13, 2020 Mark Heatherington / Flickr Share Twitter Pinterest Email Culture History Travel Sustainable Fashion Art & Media Holidays Community Our photo of the day comes from Jackson County, Oregon. One of nine subspecies of mule deer, black-tailed deer were first recorded by the Lewis and Clark Expedition of 1804, and are still calling the forests along the Pacific coast their home today. Lucky deer. This dreamy dynamic duo was photographed by Mark Heatherington, who writes, "Yet another click of my summer resident buck (foreground), today he brought a buddy." Would you like to see your nature photo featured as the TreeHugger photo of the day? Join TreeHugger’s Reader Photo Pool on Flickr and add your pictures to the group. Alternatively, send it to firstname.lastname@example.org with "photo of the day" in the subject line.