I was hiking during the fall when I happened upon this Mule Deer browsing along the trail. She was very tolerant of my presence, as many animals are in Parks and Monuments. I photographed her while we walked along the trail together. As we rounded a bend in the trail we saw the sign.
The deer walked right up to the sign and cocked her head to read it. I was laughing so hard I almost missed this moment in nature! No, she didn't go past the sign, she took a right and headed into the...more »