Photo: Young buck is all ears

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Well hello there, young buck! This great shot, big ears and all, was taken by photographer Mark Heatherington in Jackson County, Oregon. Mark writes that this is a black-tailed deer (Odocoileus hemionus columbianus), the first fall buck, eating an acorn. "I estimate he is about 3.5 - 4 months old, and he was still with his mother," he adds.

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