The Hang-Out

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Their antlers are growing back at a fast pace. Genetics and physical injury to the new growth can cause deformities. Some states give out hunting permits exclusively to cull out the males who carry a less than perfect set of antlers.

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The Patriarch. This buck must be the biggest and oldest of this herd. Take a look at those antlers! It is going to be a beautiful set.

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I counted ten males at the end of the street today. This is an example of how deer congregate unnaturally when humans feed them. The entire structure and evolution of the Key Deer is being transformed due to human feeding.

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Key Deer Love

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Nose to nose greeting.

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