A stag adorns foliage on its antlers during rutting season by Ann Aveyard (6 images)

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A stag adorns foliage on its antlers during the start of this years rutting season. The pictures were taken by Ann Aveyard in Bushy Park, London.

The 70 year old from Ringwood, Hants said “This is common behaving during the rutting season. Stags will adorn their antlers to make themselves appear bigger, stronger and more dominant. They also give out a guttural roar called bolving, this is to attract females and deter other males.”

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