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- Field-Judging Whitetails. // Whitetail Journal;Spring2013, p6
The article offers tips for sizing up a buck's antlers. As a point of reference, the average buck has a distance of 16 inches between the tips of his ears when they are in the alert position. The main beam length is judged through the ear length and eye-to-nose distance for reference and one...
- Bizarre Bucks. Ozoga, John J. // Outdoor Life;Feb/Mar2004, Vol. 211 Issue 2, p24
Discusses the shape and sizes of white-tailed deer antlers. Factors that cause deformed antlers; Cycle of antlers; Description of contralateral effect.
- You Dropped Something. Miller, Karl V. // Field & Stream;Dec2004/Jan2005, Vol. 109 Issue 8, p48
This article presents various questions and answers related to wildlife. Like much in the world of whitetails, the timing of when they shed their racks can vary widely among individual bucks and herds. Injuries, poor habitat conditions, and heavy rut-related stress can also result in declines in...
- White-tailed deer. // Encyclopedia of Animals;2006, p1
White-tailed deer are some of the most familiar deer in the family. They get their name from the white undersides of their tails. When they run their tails flip up and show the white.
- The Big-Buck Zones. McKean, Andrew // Outdoor Life;Sep2009, Vol. 216 Issue 8, p43
The article presents information related to trophy whitetails in the U.S. It has been confirmed by an analysis of records accepted within the last decade by the Boone and Crockett and Pope and Young clubs that the Midwest is the most consistent producer of trophy antlers. It is further reported...
- Top hat and tails. J.R. // Natural History;Oct94, Vol. 103 Issue 10, p88
Focuses on white-tailed deer with foliage hanging from their antlers in northern Minnesota's Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge. Consideration of the deer's antler cycle every winter; Head-rubbing behavior against trees; Use of antlers as sparring weapons, badges, and status symbols.
- Repeatability of antler characteristics in mature white-tailed deer in South Texas: consequences of environmental effects. Foley, Aaron M.; DeYoung, Randy W.; Lukefahr, Steven D.; Lewis, John S.; Hewitt, David G.; Hellickson, Mickey W.; Draeger, Don A.; DeYoung, Charles A. // Journal of Mammalogy;Aug2012, Vol. 93 Issue 4, p1149
Antler traits are both genetically determined and environmentally influenced. However, the degree to which environmental factors affect antler expression has rarely been quantified. We captured 30 to 150 male white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) annually at 7 South Texas sites during 1985...
- Mule Deer. Larson, Jack // Field & Stream;Nov2004, Vol. 109 Issue 7, p48
This article presents information on mule deer. The mule deer is the rugged western cousin of the more abundant and widespread eastern whitetail. Ranging from the western plains throughout the Rocky Mountain states and to the Pacific coast, the mule deer sports a slightly more muscular profile...
- Corrigendum: Rumen-reticulum characteristics, scaling relationships, and ontogeny in white-tailed deer ( Odocoileus virginianus). Luna, R.S.; Duarte, A.; Weckerly, F.W. // Canadian Journal of Zoology;Apr2013, Vol. 91 Issue 4, p264
A correction to the article "Rumen-reticulum characteristics, scaling relationships, and ontogeny in white-tailed deer ( Odocoileus virginianus)," that appeared in the 2012 issue of the "Canadian Journal of Zoology" is presented.