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Old 09-16-2012, 04:15 AM   #41
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Luckily California Fish and Game has done it for me. In 2006, California Fish and Game reported that there were between 40 and 106 deer for the entire region that the Sonoran covers California. They state several times in their report, the population density is so low, that estimating the number of deer is incredibly difficult. Population density is estimated between .05 and .13 per km^2.

http://nrm.dfg.ca.gov/FileHandler.ashx?DocumentID=45794

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As do I. And yeah, I could probably take head shots and make them. But while their head is a pretty decent sized target, their brain isn't (bout the size of a walnut IIRC). And yeah, there are a lot of variables.

Im glad the button buck happened by my stand or it could a taken days for him to die of dehydration.

are you talkin bout the button buck, or in general? a whitetail's brain is approximately the size of your computer mouse.......give or take 1/4 to 1/2 of the mouse (depending on overall size, age, and sex). so a muley's brain would be larger.
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No sir for me, that's my father lol. No big deal, just nothing to get upset about.
Lol my pops says the same thing. So I'm sorry sir! Lol had to do it since I do it to him. I'm not much of a hunter anyways , I just watch the outdoor shows and I've seen them bag some bucks in what I would consider the desert since I'm from Florida.
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Lol my pops says the same thing. So I'm sorry sir! Lol had to do it since I do it to him. I'm not much of a hunter anyways , I just watch the outdoor shows and I've seen them bag some bucks in what I would consider the desert since I'm from Florida.
No problem. Hunting is a great conservation practice, that demands respect for the earth and needs people to be respectful.
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are you talkin bout the button buck, or in general? a whitetail's brain is approximately the size of your computer mouse.......give or take 1/4 to 1/2 of the mouse (depending on overall size, age, and sex). so a muley's brain would be larger.
I was talking about whitetails in general (then I started talking about muleys cause of what the other guy said about deserts). I remember reading about their anatomy a while ago, but was never interested in splitting the skill to actually see for myself. Thanks for the correction.

Wait, ha, I have a mini mouse, so I was right

Did a little more reading and couldn't find an actual size dimension, but found a weight for an average buck. They said .4 pounds. So yeah that sounds about right with what you said. Thanks.
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I was talking about whitetails in general (then I started talking about muleys cause of what the other guy said about deserts). I remember reading about their anatomy a while ago, but was never interested in splitting the skill to actually see for myself. Thanks for the correction.

Wait, ha, I have a mini mouse, so I was right

is it in your pocket? lmfao
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is it in your pocket? lmfao
Nope. But,,,

Dangit, I cant say what I want to cause I was asked to be good.
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Nope. But,,,

Dangit, I cant say what I want to cause I was asked to be good.
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Get a sm membership. Keep it in the bunker. Not the open forum.

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