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Hunter amazed after deer walks up to him for some head scratches

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Hunter Jordan Maxon from New Richmond, Wisconsin, had a very odd encounter with a very friendly deer.

After setting up a deer stand in a clearing, Maxon looked around to see if any wildlife had wandered into the area before he started hunting. That’s when he noticed a buck about 70 yards away.

“I figured I’d wait for him to leave the clearing, however, after five minutes of standing there, he wouldn’t leave,” Maxon explained on YouTube.

Instead of leaving, the buck approaches Maxon, who gently convinces the dear to come a bit closer with noises you’d use to coax a cat or dog.

The deer comes so close that Maxon is even able to give it a little head scratch, because what animal on earth doesn’t love a good head scratch?

“In my 12 years of hunting or the additional decade of experiences of going hunting with my dad and uncles, I have never seen or experienced anything like this,” Maxon wrote on YouTube.

Although Maxon was hunting deer, he told KTSP that he would not be able to kill the buck after his encounter. Although, he added, “he would have been a nice one to shoot.”

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