On today’s show, Tony speaks with Dr. Bradley Cohen about his research into whitetail vision and how we have come to know so much about what deer can actually see.
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The closest thing that the hunting world has to a rivalry is the ever-present tension between die-hard firearm hunters and archery purists.
The firearm folks will say that archery purists are sanctimonious blowhards who injure a lot of animals that are never recovered, while archery purists say that firearm hunters are afraid of a challenge and use technology as a crutch to make up for their lack of skill. Obviously, each extreme is way off...
The COVID-19 pandemic impacted the veterinary profession in ways none of us predicted. Not only were pet owners forced to comply with the awkwardness of curb-side medicine, but the shelter-in-place mandates detonated an explosion of pent-up demand for new puppies. Now don’t get me wrong—having a clinic schedule full of adorable baby dogs certainly contributed to a bump in job satisfaction for my co-workers. We stocked the refrigerator with...
By Joe Elsinger
One of the more recent activities to hit the world of deer hunting is cementum analysis of teeth to estimate age. The science of it has been around for decades. Cementum aging counts rings (annuli) in a deer’s teeth, similar to the annual rings in the cross section of a tree. There are unsubstantiated claims of over 90% accuracy of cementum aging.
However, in scientific literature a very wide range of accuracy is reported. To name...