Pictured: Mythical white stag found in the forests of Gloucestershire

December 10, 2009 at 8:16 am | Posted in Lifescape | Leave a comment
I was camped in a shelter and was really fortunate. It just strolled right in front of me and calmly wandered around.

‘He is a beautiful creature and it’s really nice to be able to show people who perhaps can’t make it into woodland what beautiful animals roam out there.

‘I was lucky to be able to get some footage of it as well as the battery on my camera was running out.

‘I wasn’t sure I’d actually got it until I got home.

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Pictured: Mythical white stag found in the forests of Gloucestershire

White stags have long been associated with mythology and legend, an elusive yet magnificent beast.

The White Stag was photographed by amateur photographer Ken Grindle near forests in Lydney, Gloucestershire
King Arthur was left frustrated by his attempts to capture one, as were the Kings and Queens of Narnia, who chased the creature through the woods and found themselves tumbling out of a wardrobe.
But photographer Ken Grindle has managed to get a little bit closer, taking this picture of the animal in the Forest of Dean in Gloucestershire.

The White Stag was photographed by amateur photographer Ken Grindle near forests in Lydney, Gloucestershire

The majestic wild animal – long associated with mystery and good luck – was filmed by the wildlife enthusiast.

Butchered: The white stag that was decapitated in October 2007. Its existence was kept secret in a bid to deter poachers

Butchered: The white stag that was decapitated in October 2007. Its existence was kept secret in a bid to deter poachers

'Ghostlike': A white stag among a group of young red stags, spotted in the Scottish Highlands last year

‘Ghostlike’: A white stag among a group of young red stags, spotted in the Scottish Highlands last year

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