Sunday, 6 May 2012

Paternal… my eye

In less than three weeks, the first fawns will see the day.  Although in some cases, the females choose habitats close to the males, The fawns will rarely meet, for their first time, the mature males only a few weeks later in habitats containing large food sources such as agricultural fields.  Obviously, some contacts may happen, but under no circumstances shall we qualify them as paternal since there is no way for the fawns to know if it is his father or another buck.  It’s a curiosity gesture… I presume.   
Have a good day.  Louis