Can anyone explan how Antelope horns grow? I know that they kind of shed them every year but do they come back like deer or elk? Do they come back bigger, smaller, the same or do they change every year.
Generally they will, but in a bad dry year they may not gain anything compared to the previous year. To prepare antelope horns for mounting you actually boil the horns until the outer black sheath comes off. Then that is cleaned out thoroughly before slipping it onto the mold that resembles the bone from the actal live animal head and bonding it in place before the tanned hide is put on.
Today's headlines read, "Hunter Dies of Heart Attack!"
I don't know how many times I have seen that headline in the past 16 years that I have lived in Colorado.
I moved here in 1994 via the U.S. Army to Ft. Carson, Colorado. The "Mountain Post" as it is sometimes called.
When I arrived here, in pretty good shape, the unit told me that I could not participate in P.T. (physical training) for at least 30 days. Now, I had just come from an overseas tour in Korea and was stationed in the...