Sony A700 DSLR, Sony DT 18-200 Zoom Lens, ISO 125, f6.3, Focal Length 150(225 equiv.), 1/80 sec.
In August the mule deer fawns are about 2 months old and are just beginning to lose some of their spots. They still nest in the shade while their mothers go off to forage. As the noon hour approached this little one was losing the shade of a fence and stepped out into the sun for a brief time to search for a more safe-from-view place to await mom's return.