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Michigan crossbow hunter shoots unusual buck with ‘Bullwinkle’ deer disease

Manton, Mich., hunter Brian Sheets shot this moose-like “Bullwinkle” buck with his crossbow while hunting in an apple orchard in Wexford County during October. (DNR photo)
Brian Sheets got quite a surprise when he shot a 6-point white-tailed buck with his crossbow on October 11. Hunting near his home in Manton, Mich., in Wexford County, Sheets shot a buck he thought had an apple in its mouth. Upon closer examination he realized the entire snout of his buck was swollen, making the animal appear moose-like.
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