"Elk have 32 teeth including the "ivories" so prized by hunters. These are not real ivory, instead incisiform canine teeth or better known by the terms of "whistlers" " buglers" and elk teeth. These two teeth are located in the forward portion of the upper jaw, one on each side."
Even though they are not real ivory like elephant tusks on a molecular level they are like ivory in their physical characteristics. In other words they shine up real nice.
[ This Message was edited by: rather_be_huntin on 2003-08-01 11:32 ]
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...