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deciduous horn of a member of the deer family

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Edwards caught the painter of his skiff, and, making a noose, cast it from him with all his force, and luckily succeeded in drawing its knot close around one of the antlers of the buck.
When within a few yards of the cover, he fitted an arrow to his bow with the utmost care, while the antlers moved, as if their owner snuffed an enemy in the tainted air.
The ring of gay masquers was disordered and broken; the stag lowered his antlers in dismay; the wolf grew weaker than a lamb; the bells of the morris-dancers tinkled with tremulous affright.
The deer's antlers clashed as he strode into the shrine, clashed against the grinning statue of Kali.
He would bark and dance about in front of the bull, just out of reach of the great antlers and of the terrible splay hoofs which could have stamped his life out with a single blow.
Splay hoofs and palmated antlers they knew, and they flung their customary patience and caution to the wind.
In the morning I saw a red deer, a buck with a fine spread of antlers, standing in the rain on the top of the island; but he had scarce seen me rise from under my rock, before he trotted off upon the other side.
These tendencies, I do not doubt, may be mastered more or less completely by natural selection: thus a family of stags once existed with an antler only on one side; and if this had been of any great use to the breed it might probably have been rendered permanent by natural selection.
Christopher Key, of SWATS, said in the Sports Illustrated article: "The antlers are the fastest-growing substance.
Antlers are a sexual phenomenon found only on deer.
We used these comparisons to test predictions that antlers of Isle Royale moose would be smaller and more asymmetric that other regional populations due to the high population density and the resulting ecological conditions on Isle Royale.
Qatar's Aspire Academy for Sports Excellence brought a selection of coaching clinics last week to prominent Japanese football clubs, Yokohama F Marinos and Kashima Antlers FC, in connection with 'Qatar Week: Ferjn in Tokyo'.
com now offers elk antlers for dogs with the velvet layer still attached.
But antlers have become a recent obsession with our dogs.
Deer shed their antlers every year and then grow completely new ones.