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Stephen McIntyre sent us this photo: "A handsome buck comes to eat our backyard apples, Langley, B.C."

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For more than a week, a rural Manitoba family has had a ruffed grouse pursue them about their yard. Biologists Jim and Patsy Duncan admit they are perplexed by the odd behaviour of the curious feathered creature, which they've nicknamed George, that lives on their farm, 30 kilometres northwest of Winnipeg in Manitoba's Interlake region. Read the complete story here.

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