Antler Research with Brian Peterson of the University of Nebraska-Kearny

June 12, 2024 By: NDA Staff

Just about everyone is fascinated with antlers, even those who don’t hunt deer. Not only are they cool to look at and get excited about as a hunter, but a ton can be learned from them even when they’ve been dropped to the ground by shedding bucks. In this episode, Nick and The Doctor are joined by Brian Peterson, Coordinator of the Master of Science Biology Online Program at the University of Nebraska-Kearney who talks about a number of antler-focused research projects he’s been involved with. The research seeks to answer questions about everything from hunter selection to how drought or other environmental factors impact antler growth. Brian is also a regular listener of the podcast and he offers his own B-Team story that’s sure to get a laugh.

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