deer glands

Anatomy of a Whitetail Tarsal Gland

Nov 17, 2021 Matt Ross

Of the seven glands that deer use to communicate with one another, hunters are probably most familiar with the tarsal gland and its role when deer make a scrape. But have you ever wondered exactly…

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Meet the 7 Glands of the Whitetail — and a Bonus Organ!

Nov 11, 2020 NDA Staff

Many deer hunters are familiar with a deer’s tarsal glands and the role it plays in communication during the rut. However, that’s not the only gland whitetails use to communicate with one another. The infographic…

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