Study looks at human, deer bone similarities
It took 20 years to do ... deer grows similar antlers year after year, and then one year produces something else, to what determines the influences of the buck and the doe on a young bucks antler growth or maybe what factors turn antler growth on and off ...
The Great Outdoors: Dropped deer antlers in the wild are a treasure to discover
These younger deer suffer from “pent up” testosterone, which can cause their antlers to stay on a month or more longer than the rack on a dominant buck. When they do fall off, antlers refuse to drop neatly in pairs. As a separation layer forms at the ...
When do whitetail deer lose their antlers
I’m often asked that about this time every year by antler shed hunters. The simple answer; shed antlers ... will keep deer and turkeys close by as it matures and grows during the summer months and explodes up to seven feet high by the fall.
What a good i-deer! Thousands of antlers are turned into dog chews after falling off stags during rutting season
... to attract females and to fight off other males. Every year they grow a new larger, rack with more points ready for the mating season. A stag’s age can be determined by the number of points on his antlers. Deer antlers are among the fastest growing ...
Whitetail deer in velvet, dove hunt draws
Before modern civilization, antlers were used to make tools, ceremonial wear and weapons. So how do these intriguing ... The rise and fall of testosterone levels initiates the hardening of the antler, the peeling off of antler velvet and casting or ...