This deer inside Big Bend National Park in west Texas is just one example of why autumn is a great time to visit. Spotting wildlife is easier when the leaves thin, and the animals look stunning against the backdrop of autumn colors.
Highland Stag by Malcolm Murray. The celebrated 'Monarch of the Glen', the wild red deer stag is a Scottish icon. This species, the largest land mammal in Britain, is widespread throughout Scotland. (photo by Malcolm Murray)