Deer Rut by Jules Cox (12 images)

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Stags adorned their antlers with bracken and showcased their loudest roars in order to secure a mate during the annual rut. Wildlife photographer Jules Cox, 45, captured these spectacular shots of red deer during the mating season in Bushy Park, London.

The animals thrash around to clean their antlers and cover them in bracken, which makes them look larger as well as cleaner.
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