Mark Billiau.

Premium (World), region Antwerp, Belgium

The Living Forest (650) : Red Deer

It’s autumn.
In the forest the yearly mating ritual of the red deer, called the rut, is in full swing.

Mature stags compete for the attentions of the hinds with a very distinctive and loud "roar" that can be heard for miles around in the forest.

Dutch name : Edelhert
German name : Rothirsch
Latin name : Cervus elaphus

Location : Hertogenwald at Eupen (Belgium)

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