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By adamg - 10/25/20 - 7:03 pm
Jumping buck

Mary Ellen reports she, her husband and their faithful companion, Jax, were headed up the hill at Millennium Park in West Roxbury this afternoon when Jax barked, alerting them to the buck that was also on the hillside, but moving by leaps and bounds, well, leaps at least. Read more.

By adamg - 9/4/20 - 9:34 pm
A deer in the early evening

Roving UHub photographer Mary Ellen spotted this deer in the brush at Millennium Park in West Roxbury early this evening.

By adamg - 8/26/20 - 9:27 pm

State Rep. Ed Coppinger captured a mostly grown Bambi on VFW Parkway at Independence Drive in West Roxbury this afternoon. Read more.

By adamg - 8/7/20 - 9:07 am
Deer in the Charles River

Mary Ellen captured a deer family wading into the low waters of the Charles River between Millennium and Cutler parks this morning.

By adamg - 7/16/20 - 9:37 am
Egret on the Charles River

Roving UHub photographer Mary Ellen was out and about along the Charles River in Millennium Park in West Roxbury this morning, where she spotted an egret hunting for breakfast and a rower paddling through the mist: Read more.

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By adamg - 7/9/20 - 8:56 pm
Deer and geese at Millennium Parrk

Roving UHub photographer Mary Ellen spotted a pair of geese and what appears to be a pair of deer, but which she reports is actually a trio, but a fawn is hidden in the grass by the Charles River.

By adamg - 6/26/20 - 2:09 pm
Deer at Fresh Pond in Cambridge

Josh Bittker reports on a deer at Fresh Pond in Cambridge: Read more.

By adamg - 6/9/20 - 11:10 am
Dunkin' Donuts deer in Hyde Park

Deer are everywhere in Boston's southern tier. John Palladino spotted this deer hanging out this morning behind the Dunkin' Donuts at 1200 Hyde Park Ave. in Hyde Park.

By adamg - 4/29/20 - 9:03 am

No, Kristen Johnson isn't a spy with a passcode. She just happened to get to Jamaica Pond early this morning, before the maddening crowds of counter-clockwise joggers, and so spotted a deer out for some foraging: Read more.

By adamg - 12/5/19 - 12:48 pm

Jessica Bartlett of the Boston Business Journal videoed a deer swimming alongside her Hingham-to-Boston ferry this morning.

By adamg - 7/6/19 - 11:19 am
Deer and heron at Millennium Park in West Roxbury

Roving UHub photographer Mary Ellen spotted this great blue heron and deer seeming to work together this morning at Millennium Park in West Roxbury.

By adamg - 12/2/18 - 5:55 pm

According to a 311 report filed around 10 a.m., there's a dead deer at the intersection of Blue Ledge Drive and Enneking Parkway in Stony Brook Reservation in West Roxbury, not far from where a deer and a car collided on Washington Street last night. In recent weeks, deer have been crossing Washington Street regularly to get between Bellevue Hill and the main part of the reservation.

By adamg - 12/1/18 - 10:30 pm

Kim Kendricken reports that around 8 p.m., she drove past an unusual scene on Washington Street inbound, just before West Roxbury Parkway: A deer lying on the ground, with two cars pulled over and some glass in the road. She said the deer did not appear mortally wounded: Read more.

By adamg - 7/21/18 - 10:28 am
Deer on Green Line tracks in Newton

MassDOT's Jacquelyn Goddard fawned over this deer crossing the Riverside Line at Chestnut Hill this morning (it didn't try to get on a trolley because it was short a buck).

By adamg - 7/11/18 - 9:46 pm
Deer at Millennium Park

Mary Ellen watched a deer watching a man who had no clue he had two sets of eyes on him Tuesday morning at Millennium Park: Read more.

By adamg - 6/29/18 - 11:34 am
Deer in Hyde Park

Looks like Hyde Park might need some more "Deer Crossing" signs. Kristin Shoemaker, who lives near the George Wright Golf Course, found this tableau in her backyard this morning.

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By adamg - 6/2/18 - 2:45 pm
By adamg - 3/1/18 - 9:50 am
Deer park in old Boston

The folks at the Boston City Archives ask: "This is a rendering from a 1910 Boston Parks Department report. Do you know what this drawing shows? What was the Parks Dept planning?" See it larger.

By adamg - 11/20/17 - 10:06 am

Somebody filed a 311 report from West Roxbury this morning:

Deer sighting. A young buck with two or three point antlers cross Washington St. Heading north, and as I drove by saw him standing in the parking lot of G&G Auto Repair. This was about 9:45 am.

By adamg - 11/9/17 - 9:33 am

NBC Boston reports a car traveling south on Wellesley Road yesterday afternoon hit a deer - which then bounced across the road and into the windshield of a mini-van heading north, causing fatal injuries to the driver.

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