Michelle from the Daily Post Photo Challenge says: “This week, show us something creepy — because hey, we can’t take photos of rainbows and puppies every day.”
I saw these deer along the road a few days ago – a young female deer, a strapping buck with a nice stack of antlers – the cliché of the peaceful, pastoral landscape. To my horror, I discovered that they were all infested with what looked like ticks at first, but then turned out to be flies. I was accustomed to seeing clouds of flies all over cows and even horses, but deer, cute little deer?! That’s just wrong – beauty marred.
Of course, the flies don’t discriminate – any warm, sweaty body will serve as a landing platform.