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post #17 of (permalink) Old 10-11-2007, 05:30 PM
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Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Greenbush, Maine
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rublines and scrapelines are a bucks signpost. It is generally considered to be a bucks way of marking his territory. This alerts does' as well as other bucks, that there is a buck in that territory.

This does not mean that any particular buck lays claim to the area, because during the height of the rut, a bigger buck may come along, and drive a less subordinate buck off.

Hope this helps.

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