Deer bedded down refers back to the above note regarding deer beds. Deer that bed during the day are typically on alert using the wind and the natural surroundings to their advantage in an attempt to smell, see, or hear and intruder long before it becomes a threat. Often deer will bed in different directions so that not all sets of eyes are pointed in one direction. Deer that are wounded will often bed down before recovering and moving forward staying ahead of the hunter.
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