What a fitting name for a bull elk with a unique right-side antler.
Here's the Facebook post with the details:
And here is the first image of "Ole Thundernutz," captured in 2016:
As mentioned above, a lucky hunter harvested Ole Thundernutz in 2017. Now that's one fine conversation piece hanging over the mantle!
One mystery remains: what caused the deformation on the right side? Was it an injury during the velvet stage? Was it opposite-side lower body trauma? Or maybe it was simply a freak genetic growth?
What do you think?
Images Courtesy of Canadian Whitetail/Facebook.
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