Deer parades peacock plumes in perfectly timed photo

A deer becomes a peacock in these perfectly timed photos.

Taken by 24 year old Ricky Patel while he was on safari in Kanha, India, the images show the colourful plumes of a peacock becoming part of a deer.

Pics by Ricky Patel / Caters News

Originally on the lookout for tigers near the Bahathenga waterhole, Ricky, from Kolkata, saw the male deerwalk in front of a dancing peacock and decided to get his camera out.

Pics by Ricky Patel / Caters News

He said: “I was waiting for a tiger but saw the deercoming to drink the water and thought I’d try and click something different.

Pics by Ricky Patel / Caters News

“It took three attempts to get the perfect shot but when I did, it was beautiful!”