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Whitetail buck primed for procreation

A whitetail buck.  The peak of mating season for white-tailed deer -- known as the rut -- is in late November. (Jaimie Johnson)
A whitetail buck. The peak of mating season for white-tailed deer -- known as the rut -- is in late November. (Jaimie Johnson)

WILDLIFE WATCHING — This week marked the peak of the whitetail breeding season, and this buck was clearly in the mood, said Montana outdoor photographer Jaime Johnson.

“Girls on the mind,” he said.




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