Marlis moved to a rural area and soon became friends with the matriarch of the deer family that grazes the land. Once trusted by Mama Rose, other members of the family came to eat the clover lawn, drink from the bird baths, and lay in the shade.

We've recorded our interactions with these curious zen-like creatures in photos and videos.

Read the Deer in the Yard story
and see photos and videos at:
Deer in the Yard