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Red Deer Antlers: Annual Regrowth

I spotted a small group of red deer stags in the woods and was fascinated to find that they were without their antlers!

A red deer stag with a massive crown of antlers is a very impressive sight. And indeed, that is part of their function – to make the stag look more impressive to the ladies. It takes a lot of testosterone to grow those antlers and it takes a lot of food to nourish them, so large antlers are a good …

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