Y2K: The Buck

SCOUTING FOR DEER

The long tined 8-point from July showed back up in the morning. His tines have grown several inches more. And notice his right brow tine in the picture below. It has a small kicker that forms a “Y” on the end of the antler. Because of that I named this particular buck “Y2K”. One of the 8-points I’ve taken pictures of lately was with him.

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Here is a fawn. It has definitely gotten larger and now it is beginning to loose its spots.

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When the Y2K buck notices the fawn, and the doe with it, he ambles off toward them.

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While he was en route I got a couple more pictures. Notice the curves on his antler tines. In previous pictures his tines were straight so the curved part shows you how much the tines have grown.

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When he got close to the doe she watched him carefully. He gave her the once over.

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Then the doe walked away and Y2K began smelling around on the ground. The fawn got itself in the picture.

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Y2K continued to slowly walk around the area.

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Meanwhile I turned my camera’s attention to the 8-point.

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The 8-point browsed around.

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A little further out I spotted another buck pawing on the ground near a tree with low overhanging branches.

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This buck has brow tines that almost touch. I decided to call him the “A Frame” buck.

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After he pawed around, the buck left in the same direction that Y2K had gone. This morning a handful of all deer moved through my area, and rather quickly. It was definitely an interesting morning in the deer woods