Wild Life in Vienna
2013-03-14 This is a shot of a wild Roe Deer in Vienna's central cemetery. The cemetery is large 2.5 square km (one square mile) and has many wild animals. A shot of the buck is here: http://www.jerrybarton.eu/gallery/7986304_r9xtwT#!i=2407584704&k=qfvFLMc&lb=1&s=A These small deer are common throughout Europe, and in German are not called 'deer' ('Hirsch') but rather 'Reh'.
Especially here in the "old Jewish section", it is quiet and overgrown. This section had become full even before the second world war, and extensive damage was done to it during the war - from the Nazis and from bombs and from Soviet troops. And of course for many graves, there were no remaining families to take care of the sites. Since 1991 a volunteer organization has started to repair and maintain the damaged memorials.
Thanks for the comments on the basking turtles. Because of released turtles like these, the common mid-European swamp turtle is struggling.