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Buck-A-Trakt Deer's Secret World of Scents

Deer’s Secret World of Scents Knowledgeable hunters can counter and take advantage of a buck’s fantastic sense of smell By Rich LaRocco   Scientists tell us that deer have 500 to 1,000 times the smelling ability of humans because deer have millions more scent receptors and because deer have brains with highly developed lobes for analyzing scents. In short, deer experience the world in an entirely different way than hunters do. It’s as though deer see their environment in full-color 3D IMAX while hunters peer in black and white through a cocktail straw at just a tiny percentage of the world.   Mule deer, whitetail deer and blacktail deer all employ their amazing sense of smell to interact with other...

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