The Great American Antler Boom

Abe Streep deftly takes us on a journey into the somewhat bizarre world of shed hunters — whose lives revolve around elk and deer antlers.

Nearby, a coed group from Kansas was huddled around a pickup truck, where a twenty-seven-year-old Pfizer employee was holding court. He told his friends that he had run more than seven hundred miles in the past nine months to prepare for antler season.

Author: Abe Streep
Source: The New Yorker
Published: Mar 7, 2022
Length: 21 minutes (5,307 words)
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