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Old 08-08-2007, 01:20 AM
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how rare are these, is this the only one ever shot, anyone seen one or harvested one?

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Old 08-08-2007, 01:56 AM
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Looks like a great job of photo editor.......... Looks cool though.
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Old 08-08-2007, 04:59 AM
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That pic. has been around a while. It is actually a genetic disorder called melanosis. It is rare, but can happen anywhere.
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Old 08-08-2007, 06:00 AM
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Now thats pretty crazy...
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Old 08-08-2007, 06:13 AM
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Here's a few more pics of melanistic deer for ya.

This one is from Texas

This one is from Bucks county Pa

And here's an article on melanistic deer if you want to read about it.

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