The image illustrates collectivism. Not formal government.
The deer collectively agreed that route was the easiest path to
water, food, antler scratching trees, or whatever.
Ps. a town down the road initially put it's streets where the cows
walked because cows tend to walk on the most level ground making
it easy, in the 1800s, before industrialization and it's machinery
'came to town', to pave.