This Strange Buck Had Five Legs

This Strange Buck Had Five Legs

Just like people and other animals, whitetails are subject to birth defects and genetic deformities of many kinds. The buck shown above carried one of the stranger deformities we've ever seen. QDMA founder Joe Hamilton has this photo of a five-legged deer in his collection that comes from his many years of working with whitetails. The buck was shot by hunter Ashley Bush in the mid-1980s near Estill, South Carolina, in Hampton County. The young buck weighed 90 pounds on the hoof. And, it bore a strange appendage: a... read more

Topics: weird deer
by Lindsay Thomas Jr. on May 28, 2015 0 Comments

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