Why do deer shed their antlers?

Answer 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 »

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Do deer&elk shed their antlers?

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 »

Do deer shed their antlers every year?

Deer lose their antlers every year. The shedding process takes 2 to 3 weeks. The antlers regrow over the summer and early fall. As they grow, the new antlers are covered with a velvet-like layer of... Read More »

When do mule deer shed their antlers?

An adult male mule deer will shed his antlers after breeding season has ended, mid-January through mid-April, but most adult mule deers will have shed their antlers by the end of February.Source:De... Read More »

How to Hunt for Deer Shed Antlers?

Buck deer shed their antlers between January and April after the rutting season. They don't need their antlers to fight other bucks after they've mated. Soon after, the buck deer begin to grow thei... Read More »