Posts Tagged ‘wildlife’

Last weekend I went over to Lake View Cemetery to take some photographs. It was a nice warm day, nearly 50 degrees Fahrenheit, and Lake View was busy. Not just with people walking and biking, but with animals. A good number of the animals were dogs on leashes taking their owners on the first brisk walk in warm weather in weeks. The squirrels were scampering everywhere, and I was pretty sure I heard a cat mewing when I was near some bushes.


But the finest sight was the four deer lunching near the Elks’ plot.




They weren’t thrilled to see me, but they weren’t intimidated enough by my presence to run away. They kept a wary eye on me until I finished taking their picture and drove to another part of the cemetery.

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The first time I visited Euclid Cemetery, some friends and I just drove through to get the lay of the land.  We ran into some unexpected fellow visitors.


The two young fawns didn’t seem particularly disturbed by the car and we were able to stop at the first bend and observe them.


We had to pull a little closer (since the road through the cemetery is technically one way), and finally the young ones decided that they might want to put a little distance between us and them. I imagine they just moved up the hill a little to wait for mom again.


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