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Tales and Trails: The Strange Power of Antlers

What is it about shed antlers that annually turns grownups into raving lunatics?

Apparently, there is a lure, a special power that emanates from shed antlers: those racks of bone that each spring and early summer grow on the heads of male members of the deer family, fall off in the winter, only to regrow and repeat the cycle.

How else to explain the crowds of people that show up each year for the...


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