Polite Deer Bows for Treats in Japan

A polite deer in Nara, Japan, was filmed bowing to earn treats, footage posted to Instagram shows.

Video shows a deer nodding its head in exchange for food from Instagram user yuna_fukuokalife, who is seen in the footage mirroring the action.

Free-roaming deers are often spotted throughout Nara City, particularly inside Nara Park where many live. Over the years, the deers at the park have learned to bow in exchange for “deer crackers” that are sold at stalls inside the park. Credit: Yu Fei, Lin via Storyful

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