I spotted this buck in the yard this morning. As this season progresses, this guy is going to have a severe ingrown antler problem that may blind his right eye.
Earlier this year, he was in the fenced rose garden and panicked when he realized that there were people around. He flew into the fence, not clearing it and got his head caught. After struggling and flailing about for several minutes, he finally broke through, leaving a big hole in the deer fence.
Later I found what looked like a bloody bone on the ground. It was the broken off nub of his right antler. This is the first time that I've seen him since that day.
He's not going to have a good summer.