In most arctic and temperate-zone species, antler growth and shedding is .... is
considered shed hunting season, when deer, elk, and moose begin to shed.
Apr 18, 2011 ... Hello Elk Lovers! We have officially started another year of the elk. By that I am
referring to the start of antler growth. While I have had to stay ...
Jun 8, 2015 ... Antlers are a fascinating part of nature, and this video shows how quickly they
grew on one of the biggest elk in the world. Watch the antler ...
Mar 24, 2009 ... This slideshow allows you to view weekly photographs showing the antler growth
of one of the biggest elk in the world. Learn more about the ...
Each spring, male deer and elk begin growing antlers from bony bumps on their
skulls ... testosterone in the animal's blood, which triggers the growth of antlers.
Elk of the Rocky Mountain by Wildlife Spirits - Photography Collections to view,
CDs ... Antler growth begins as layer upon layer of cartilage develops which then
Elk retain their antlers throughout the winter, only shedding them with the onset of
... the stags need to find a large source of calcium to supply the antler growth.
Many scientists believe that the elk's ivory teeth are the remnants of tusks from
the ... Bulls remain infertile for two or three months during velvet antler growth.
Elk tend to peak antler development at age 8 to 10, about 2 to 3 years after they
.... Nutritional requirements for optimal antler growth probably mirror needs of ...
Oct 20, 2014 ... In this segment of “Ask the Biologist,” Colorado Outdoors Online reader Iolanthe
Culjak asks: Question: "What causes unusual antler growth in ...