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#3152828 - 02/05/13 01:14 PM How old???
catman529
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I walked up on a bone pile while doing a little shed hunting. This is beyond the range of my aging abilities.... Have a guess because its a guessing game. All 3 molars dished out





Think she died of old age?
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#3152833 - 02/05/13 01:19 PM Re: How old??? [Re: catman529]
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Just might have. I'm not at all comfortable with aging from tooth wear either, but dang they look pretty worn to me.
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#3152835 - 02/05/13 01:19 PM Re: How old??? [Re: catman529]
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You will have to ask Noah. I am pretty sure that on was on the Ark!

I would call it 6+
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#3152850 - 02/05/13 01:27 PM Re: How old??? [Re: Diehard Hunter]
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She was definately an old deer.
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#3152859 - 02/05/13 01:38 PM Re: How old??? [Re: Bayou Buck]
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who knows... ive aged deer up to 7.5 that weren't that worn. Its all a guessing game at this point.

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#3152875 - 02/05/13 01:52 PM Re: How old??? [Re: nate17]
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Ive never seen teeth that worn...thats an old doe
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#3152900 - 02/05/13 02:17 PM Re: How old??? [Re: A.Hall]
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#3152923 - 02/05/13 02:44 PM Re: How old??? [Re: 7mm08]
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Im sure exposure has made them look worse but shes and old lady regardless!
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#3152967 - 02/05/13 03:33 PM Re: How old??? [Re: Winchester]
catman529
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 Originally Posted By: Winchester
Im sure exposure has made them look worse but shes and old lady regardless!
only thing exposure does is lightens the color of the dentine. Her 1st molars are worn completely flat and smooth and are almost gone down to the bone. It makes the jaws from my 5 1/2 year old look like a yearling.
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#3153253 - 02/05/13 07:59 PM Re: How old??? [Re: catman529]
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probably a yearling that loved hickory nuts ;\) \:D
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