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#2974143 - 10/09/12 10:09 AM Never seen this kind of behavior
infoman jr.
10 Point

Registered: 10/05/03
Posts: 4387
Loc: Elizabethtown, KY

I saw this button buck rubbing his tarsal glads together and urinating on them on Sunday. That was a first for me. I know it's common for a buck to do this over a scrape, but I didn't know a deer that young would do that. I guess instincts are instincts... I also had a great day as far as buck sightings go, but that's for another post.

You can ignore the video after he starts walking.

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#2974471 - 10/09/12 01:56 PM Re: Never seen this kind of behavior [Re: infoman jr.]
18 Point

Registered: 05/03/09
Posts: 20598
Loc: McMinn Co.Tennessee U.S.

Man he's starting out young .
No matter the storm , when you are with God , there's always a rainbow waiting .

#2974656 - 10/09/12 04:33 PM Re: Never seen this kind of behavior [Re: Snake]
4 Point

Registered: 01/31/12
Posts: 482
Loc: seymour

Hey, That was a really good 8 point to the right of that deer at the end when you zoomed out ! caught a glimpse of him walking into the thick cover ! ha,ha !
#2974921 - 10/09/12 08:05 PM Re: Never seen this kind of behavior [Re: yamaha200]
Jerkasourous of the non-typical kind

Registered: 03/11/99
Posts: 65979
Loc: Nashville, TN

When it comes to button buck behavior, one of the strange things I've noticed is how fascinated they are with scrapes. The same button buck will come back to the same scrape day after day, hanging around and messing with it for long periods of time. This behavior is so common that I wouldn't be surprised if scrapes and the chemicals left in them are found to play an important role in the sexual maturation process of young males.
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