Pongo, our "Pet" deer

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by L&Schickens, Jul 13, 2008.

  1. L&Schickens

    L&Schickens Songster

    Jun 9, 2008
    Washington State
    We have had this cute young deer that has been hanging around here for a few months. I believe he is 2 and we named him Pongo. Today he brought a girl with him to eat the apple trees. We named her Perdita. She is not really receptive to him, but he sure tries hard.
    Here are some pictures for ya.

    (Pongo last month with the peas)




    He likes to play with Loren's toys in the yard.


    And here she is, pretty Perdita (I took these today)


    "Wait up!", he says. Notice he has 2 velvety points now?


    Together at last! (In a "Keep your distance" sort of way)

    And more of Pongo. He is very brave and gets quite close to us.



    I took these off my pourch.




    "Catch ya later. I gotta go find my girlfriend! I am sure she is looking for me."
  2. gumpsgirl

    gumpsgirl Crowing

    Mar 25, 2008
    He's lovely but you're very brave to allow him to come into your yard and eat your apple trees. Notice that he brought one deer back with him? Be careful! It won't be long before the word gets out and you will have a whole herd of deer eating freely from those apple trees!
  3. L&Schickens

    L&Schickens Songster

    Jun 9, 2008
    Washington State
    Not too worried about them eating the apples. They don't taste good anyway.[​IMG]
    Last edited: Jul 13, 2008
  4. Wolf-Kim

    Wolf-Kim Songster

    Jan 25, 2008
    That is very cool. You have some great pictures of him. I especially liked the ones with the peafowl and then the one where he is peeking at you from behind a bush.

    Very cool.

  5. Jamie_Dog_Trainer

    Jamie_Dog_Trainer Songster

    Jul 8, 2008
    Washington State
    Beatiful shots!! [​IMG] It's so neat to be able to look at a large wild animal so close:cool:
  6. chickenannie

    chickenannie Songster

    Nov 19, 2007
    I love that you're interacting with nature so closely. Yay! [​IMG]
  7. Scrambled Egg

    Scrambled Egg Flock Mistress

    Aug 29, 2007
    Fayetteville, NC
    They are soooooooo gorgeous!!!!!! WOW!!! COOOOOLLL!!!!! Lucky you!!!
  8. devans87

    devans87 In the Brooder

    Jun 15, 2008
    THAT IS COOL! [​IMG] I have too many dogs, a deer wont come within 5 miles of my house [​IMG]
  9. Robin L

    Robin L Songster

    Jun 12, 2008
    Another wonderful and beautiful animal. How lucky are you to have them so close. Thanks for sharing your grand photos!
    A couple of years ago I started to feed a couple of deer for the winter. I did end up with 10 within months but I didnt mind either.
  10. tx_dane_mom

    tx_dane_mom Songster

    Sep 23, 2007
    SE Texas
    That's so neat [​IMG] Thanks so much for sharing the photos with us. Hopefully it will turn into a nice story tale and we will see little babies from them one day [​IMG]

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