Curiosity gets the best of a spotted fawn, and he peeks out from underneath mom's protective care. (Note cards available here.)
Behind the lens.
For a newborn animal, there's a lot that must be learned in a short amount of time if it's going to survive to adulthood. Both fear and curiousity are instinctive, and they tend to temper each other during this crash course in learning.
Here, curiousity wins out over fear as a spotted fawn sneaks a look at what might well be her first glimpse of a human.
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