Jerry Collins of Forest Park submitted this velvet buck for Buck of the Week: Unplugged, the weekly celebration of live, big bucks around Chicago outdoors.
This buck was photographed in Marshall County, Indiana.
I know this really stretches the definition of Chicago outdoors. But beside Collins being from Forest Park, I would note the county seat of Marshall County is Plymouth, the hometown of former Bulls coach Scott Skiles.
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