We stopped on the shores of Jackson Hole Lake while kayaking and discovered this weird looking elk skull with non-typical antlers. One side looked normal, but the other side had antlers growing from the frontal skull like a unicorn.
I think it happens when they jump that fence and don't quite clear it sometimes it flipps them over on their head pretty hard. Ive seen a couple shot like that and when you skin out the head you can see where the whole skull plate was broken and healed back in a deformed kind of way making the antlers grow that way.
There are still some who insist a scope is not needed for the type hunting they do, ignoring the advances of the last 150 years in optical sights. (Even the ultra-conservative US Army has adopted optical sights.) The idea that in some special circumstances open iron sights or aperture (peep) sights might be more useful is not lost on me, but with the inevitable advance of age comes the reduction in visual acuity needed for using iron sights.
I believe that many who completely resist the idea of...