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    That 11 will be a real beauty if he's left alone for a couple years
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    270 is a harmonic divisor number[1]
    270 is the fourth number that is divisible by its average integer divisor[2]
    270 is a practical number, by the second definition
    The sum of the coprime counts for the first 29 integers is 270
    270 is a sparsely totient number, the largest integer with 72 as its totient
    Given 6 elements, there are 270 square permutations[3]
    10! has 270 divisors
    270 is the smallest positive integer that has divisors ending by digits 1, 2, Ö, 9.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Shearer View Post
    For sure. Watching those stags come and check out the body of their dead mate was especially interesting as they didn't seem as concerned about it as I would have expected. More curious. At one stage, when the 11 pointer was about 10m from the carcass the dead dear rolled a couple of meters down the hill and gave it a hell of a fright as at that stage I don't think it could see what it was. Eventually it walked up to within a meter or so and then just hung around.
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    Great work and loved the photos.

    I recall a similar experience with deer taking the loss of a mate in their stride .. which really suprised me.
    Laying in ambush at last light I saw three fallow bucks emerge from the bush to graze a clearing.
    I shot one and his two mates, off course, took off. I undertook some of the butchery, but it being dark (and a cool evening) I decided to leave the rest for the morning.

    I went back just after sun up to finish the job and found his two mates had returned and were grazing within 30 of his dismembered body.
    I would of thought that witnessing their mate get shot and finding him hacked to pieces would have been enough to scare them off for days if not weeks.
    They can't be as prone to PTSD as us humans ...but they would benefit from a bit more anxiety or caution in my opinion.
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    Really neat photos, I enjoy watching deer as well!
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