Reading the body language of deer November 8, 2013 Minnesota

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Reading the body language of deerNovember 8, 2013 Minnesota, Minneapolis Star Tribune 
...  When unable to determine whether a sight or sound is friend or foe, a deer will sometimes perform the “head bob.” The deer will begin to lower its head toward the ground, as if to feed, and then suddenly jerk its head back up again. The head bob is an attempt to catch predators off guard ...

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