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Alsheimer: Mature Bucks Buddy-Up All Summer

By Charles J. Alsheimer Bachelor group behavior of white-tailed deer can be fascinating during the summer months. I took the accompanying photo on Aug. 10 and it illustrates how bucks “buddy-up” during the lazy days of summer. During this time they will groom each other, andĀ feed and bed together. Though researchers haveĀ documented that bachelor...