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#3277896 - 06/28/13 03:37 PM Yearling Buck Injured-PICS
PersimmonMan
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Here are a couple of photos of a yearling buck on Wednesday, June 26 at about 5pm. He was bedded down by our house in the heat of the day for several hours. Both antlers are injured, and have turned black and are just dangling in front of his face. I'm not sure if his skull is cracked but his crazy actions would lead me to believe that it is. Or perhaps, his vision is just impaired which is causing him to act like a lunatic, letting you get within about 20' from him until running and jumping off like a bucking bronco. The game warden has given me permission to put him down if I see him again. Hopefully, he'll drop the antlers and return to a normal life (until he gets picked on/beat up this fall by his friends for not having a set on his head).


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#3277904 - 06/28/13 03:45 PM Re: Yearling Buck Injured-PICS [Re: PersimmonMan]
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Ah man, I hate to see that. Poor guy is skinny too.
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#3277915 - 06/28/13 03:54 PM Re: Yearling Buck Injured-PICS [Re: MattR]
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Very sad to see. I would suggest putting him down. By your description of his behacior, if you don't, the coyotes likely will.
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#3278031 - 06/28/13 06:37 PM Re: Yearling Buck Injured-PICS [Re: Master Chief]
mike243
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looks to me like the horns have grown that way not been hit & dangling,take another look,pretty good pictures
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#3278163 - 06/28/13 09:51 PM Re: Yearling Buck Injured-PICS [Re: mike243]
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i see no groins as well
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#3279133 - 06/30/13 04:47 PM Re: Yearling Buck Injured-PICS [Re: ROUGH COUNTRY HUNTER]
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So, what ever happened to him
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#3279600 - 07/01/13 09:54 AM Re: Yearling Buck Injured-PICS [Re: MattR]
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Don't look a gift horse, or rather deer, in the mouth. Take him and put him in the freezer. ;\)
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#3279643 - 07/01/13 10:37 AM Re: Yearling Buck Injured-PICS [Re: MUP]
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He doesn't look very healthy at all.
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#3287197 - 07/10/13 08:40 AM Re: Yearling Buck Injured-PICS [Re: Winchester]
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Haven't seen this guy since that day. Hope he will make it.
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