Shit happens part VIII – even more antler accidents

This will be – at least so far- the last post of the shit happens-series. Not surprisingly the photos come again from Danish Museum for Hunting and Forestry at Hørsholm.

The featured luckless individuals are again roe deer (Capreolus capreolus).

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Roebucks with entangled antlers

The roebuck on the left has an unusually massive and gnarly pair of antlers. Such accidents are probably also a selective force against the evolution of especially elaborate antler shapes among deers.

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And last but not least some more antler accidents of roebucks:

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More roebuck accidents

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