What a fitting name for a bull elk with a unique right-side antler. When the boys from Canadian Whitetail posted these photos to their Facebook page Dec. 29, we couldn’t help but let out a snicker. Talk about nailing it in the name gameThe bull elk with the unusual right-side rack was rumored to be roaming a variety of states in 2016, but in fact was living north of the border in Saskatchewan, Canada. As mentioned above, a lucky hunter harvested Ole Thundernutz in 2017. Now that’s one fine conversation piece hanging over the mantle! One mystery remains: what caused the deformation on the right side? Was it an injury during the velvet stage? Was it opposite-side lower body trauma? Or maybe it was simply a freak genetic growth? What do you think?
Here’s the Facebook post with the details: