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Roman nose??? #7638336 10/21/19 09:26 PM
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All 4 photos are of the same buck in Edwards county. Do you think he is an old deer with a Roman nose or a younger deer with a deformed nose? [Linked Image]
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Re: Roman nose??? [Re: rabbit_jack] #7638364 10/21/19 09:46 PM
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I would suspect injury. IMO he's 4.5


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My understanding is roman nose comes with being broken/injured most likely from fighting. It may come with age, but isn't necessarily limited to old/mature deer.

We have seen young deer with the same trait.

In august (the date on photos) I would want to wait a while before I made a guess on how old he was. My initial guess would be 4+


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I always heard it was from an injury.


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I would call him 3-4.


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