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Ha ha, that's funny, I thought you said 322 inches. smilies/wink.gif Whatever it measures, it sounds like it's a helluva buck. Even better that some young whippersnapper killed him...except now he's going to expect one every year! smilies/eek.gif smilies/biggrin.gif
dude, I did say 320 inches. It will rank right under the hole in the horn and missouri giant. It will beat the Beaty buck from Ohio to take the lead as the largest buck ever killed by a hunter. They have pictures of it on hoof for a couple seasons before this, but none from this year. heres a pic of it last year smilies/eek.gif check out what the H measurements would be on it that year alone.. Just so you know, there is a Typicle walking world record in Iowa too. Sheds from it will beat the Hansen buck by 7 inches without a spread credit. lets see if he gets shot too. http://www.iowadeer.com/demosite/listings/2.html
Looks like a cactus buck to me. That's a castrato that never sheds it's antlers... From what I've been told, a female will sometimes bite the testicles off of the smaller of two male fawns if she throws twin males. That keeps them from fighting when they get older. What a hell of a way for a mother to treat her kids... HUH??
Tom, When a buck looses the testicles, it no longer prodcues the hormone that makes it shed it's antlers in the winter... They just kind of hand on and grow in all kinds of ways. They don't ever get the urge to rub off the velvet, so it just hangs on. There are several reported in the west. This is the first white tail I've seen like that, if that's what it was...
Looks like we're talking about two different deer here...I think everybody will agree that the one I posted isn't the one you guys posted. I'm all confused now....Were there TWO of these big 322 inch bruisers? As we say here in the sticks, WHUT IN THEE HEYL? smilies/wink.gif
LOL...someone's calling the buck I posted "The Don King of Deer":
I sure wish I knew which was which...I've seen both of these being referred to as a new world record, with a 15-year-old killing them both. Either there's strange coincidences afoot, or somebody's telling tales. smilies/confused.gif