Dream Bucks: A Look at Whitetail Sleep Habits

Dream Bucks: A Look at Whitetail Sleep Habits

Do whitetails sleep? The quick answer is, “Yes.” In fact, all birds and mammals sleep. Some species such as cattle, horses and sheep may even sleep standing up. The mechanisms of sleep are fairly well established, but the exact reason(s) animals sleep is less clear. Decades of research have only produced clues to the true function of sleep.  Let’s first examine what sleep is and then look at how it applies to whitetails. Sleep is a physiological state of rest that is necessary for survival. Sleep... read more

by Kip Adams on July 21, 2014 1 Comments

QDMA Poll

A poacher is caught shooting deer from a public road, at night, on lands where they do not have permission to hunt. In your opinion, what is a reasonable fine for this offense?