Scrapes, rubs offer pointers on deer November 17, 2012 Wisconsin

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Scrapes, rubs offer pointers on deer November 17, 2012 Wisconsin, Appleton Post Crescent
... A scrape is where rutting bucks have scratched to the surface of the soil ...  a scrape is where a buck has urinated, leaving a sign for does in the area ... Research shows that the licking branch above the ground scrape is the key to deer communication. Visiting deer of both sexes will lick and chew on this branch as a form of communicating with each other — by taste ...

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