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#5928153 - 09/14/15 01:48 PM Axis Deer Along Upper Gulf
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A guy I work with saw a 18-20" axis buck along the side of the road in Chambers County. Supposedly, there was a small exotic farm in the area that was taken out by Hurricane Ike and all the animals escaped. That was in 2008, I wonder how many are out in this area.


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#5928221 - 09/14/15 02:17 PM Re: Axis Deer Along Upper Gulf [Re: TexFlip]
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Is this guy a heavy drinker?

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#5928252 - 09/14/15 02:34 PM Re: Axis Deer Along Upper Gulf [Re: TexFlip]
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The way they can move thru a watershed and follow rivers they remind me of hogs. Only a lot better looking and tasting. I wouldn't be surprised to see them anywhere there is water!
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#5928256 - 09/14/15 02:37 PM Re: Axis Deer Along Upper Gulf [Re: rickym]
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Originally Posted By: rickym
Is this guy a heavy drinker?

Nah, and he knows the difference between an axis and a whitetail.
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#5928393 - 09/14/15 04:05 PM Re: Axis Deer Along Upper Gulf [Re: TexFlip]
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Yes, there have been several sightings from there to just north of Beaumont. Haven't heard of them on the coast proper though.

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#5928617 - 09/14/15 06:32 PM Re: Axis Deer Along Upper Gulf [Re: TexFlip]
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#5928728 - 09/14/15 07:56 PM Re: Axis Deer Along Upper Gulf [Re: TexFlip]
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All of the guys that work for me say they see 4 foot tall 12-14 point axis all of the time. Drinking is very likely figured into their judgment. But that is no where near the Upper Gulf
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