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I got a surprise when I picked up my European mount from archery season. It actually has upper canine teeth at the front of the skull. I checked my other mounts and none of them have these teeth. They are really small and a little weird looking. After some research its estimated that around 1% of white tails have upper canine teeth. Any one else ever killed a deer with upper canines?
 

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Interesting, learn something everyday!
 

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That's pretty cool Joe. They must continue to grow as the deer ages. Just judging by the nasal passages your deer was quite a bit older than mine and the canine tooth is also much longer. Maybe he broke the other one off?
 

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It was a solid buck but I believe 2 1/2 year old maybe 3 1/2 but I doubt he was any older, just a nice deer. There wasn't even a hint of a tooth on the other side of that bucks skull. I have over 20 skull mounts here and he is the only one with a canine tooth, I look for them on all my deer now days, but haven't found another yet. It's unique for sure!!
 
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