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Thoughts on what this "scar" could be?

RRJJ

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Just wondering if anyone has seen anything like this before and what the cause could be. This is the first time to see this small buck...

 

CJD3

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Could have come from someone holding to high and just cutting the far side of his back.
 

rgecko23

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I would say its an old arrow from a bad shot or a cist of some kind. He definately doesnt look unhealthy from it. Hes got someserious body mass.
 

jagermeister

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Could be an arrow wound, but I doubt a deer would survive a shot that hit there... from a treestand at least. IMO, it looks like a bug flying in the air between the cam and the deer. To me, it looks like there is a shadow behind it. I could be wrong, but I know I get a lot of flying insects in my trail cam pics at night. Hopefully you get some more pics of that deer. It's tought to confirm anything after just one pic.
 

finelyshedded

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A moth flying straight up slightly to the right. There is a shadow being casted on the deer about 12 o'clock. It appears it's pretty close to the deers body, less than a foot. IMO:smiley_bril:
 

camofry

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I copied the pic and brought it up on a LCD/LED screen (4 color) and then split the color and you can see its a bug of some kind (a big one)lol
 
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