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How To Age Deer
In this three-part video series on aging whitetail deer after harvest by using their lower jawbone. Wildlife biologist and QDMA CEO Brian Murphy shows you how to use the “tooth replacement and wear technique for aging deer.”
In part one, Brian Murphy demonstrates the tooth replacement technique of judging a whitetail deer’s age.
Now Brian moves on and explains how aging wears the teeth in a way that indicates the age of the deer.
THE TEST …
So now that you’ve seen and heard about the modern ways to judge the age of deer, how well can you judge a whitetail’s age? In this video you’ll take a look at the jawbone below, and then make your judgement about the age of this deer … and see what you learned.