They probably want to check for some type of cross-contamination. I don't see it being much of a problem as with humans though. I only say this because, while I don't personally know any deer, there are plenty of people in this world who clearly have their heads up their...!!!
Sorry, it was just teed up there all nice and perty. I couldn't resist.
I haven't heard anything on that yet, but then I only got my tags this past weekend, so I still may.
I could see the small band of mule deer picking their way towards me through the sagebrush 800 plus yards away. With my 10 power binoculars I spotted a legal buck bringing up the tail. I dropped down and crouched behind a large chunk of sage just waiting for them to pass within range. Unfortunately, they stopped and began milling around before finally settling down, with a few of them laying down right out in the open. They were not going to come to me; if I wanted any closer, I'd...