Deer rutting season in Galloway

A wild stag in the Galloway forest park Credit: ITV News Border

Hundreds of people are descending on Galloway Forest Park to see the red deer mating season, or rutting season.

From late September through to October stags compete for the attentions of the hinds, by roaring and sometimes locking antlers, in a battle for dominance.

A large stag Credit: ITV News Border