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The White Stag

The white stag is a beautiful and stunning creature of legend.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Scientifically speaking, the white stag is not an albino; it is a red deer with leucism, a genetic pattern that causes its hair and skin to lose its natural color.

 

White stags hold a place in the mythology of many cultures. The Celtic people considered them to be messengers from the other-world, and that the white stag would appear when one was transgressing a taboo. Arthurian legend states that the creature has a perennial ability to evade capture; and that the pursuit of the animal represents mankind’s spiritual quest.

 

Mythos aside, they’re majestic animals worth every bit of reverence we can muster.

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/White_stag

 

 

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