Deer rut starts by Jules Cox (7 images)

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A large male stag shows off his camouflage skills as he decorates himself in what looks like an entire bush.

The deer is preparing himself for the start of the annual deer rut in Bushy Park, when the stags will try to make themselves look big and impressive.

They will use bracken and other vegetation to cover their antlers, making them stand out from the other males.

These shots were taken yesterday in Bushy Park, the second largest of London's Royal...
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