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Nest-building crows harass deer in Nara

Mar 17 (TV Asahi News / NOJ) - Nara's deer are getting annoyed with the "luxury" home building of crows.

As seen in the video, when one crow approaches the deer, it suddenly starts poking around its rear end pulling out fluffy white hair. The crow is trying to make a "luxury home" out of the warm fur. The deer isn't too annoyed at first as they shed their winter fur every spring. ...continue reading

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