Do deer&elk shed their antlers?

Answer Male deer and elk shed their antlers each year and grow a larger replacement set, according to Reindeer are the only subspecies whose females also bear antlers; they, too, shed the... Read More »

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When do elk shed their antlers?

According to the Wyoming Game and Fish Department, elk typically shed their antlers between February and March, while some antlers remain intact until April. Elk largely populate the northwestern a... Read More »

Why do deer shed their antlers?

Science has yet to explain the reason deer shed their antlers, while similar horned animals do not shed their horns. However, scientists have figured out the biological process of shedding. This i... Read More »

Do reindeer shed their antlers?

Yes, reindeer shed their antlers. They only shed their antlers once per year. Male reindeer usually lose their antlers in the winter. This helps camouflage them in the winter. Females shed their an... Read More »

Do caribou shed their antlers?

Caribou shed their antlers every year. Both males and females have antlers. The older males shed their antlers in early November, while younger males may not do so until April. The older females sh... Read More »