Town of Biggar, Saskatchewan

White Tail Deer (Hanson Buck)

Hanson Buck © September 2000 Samson YeeHanson Buck © September 2000 David Yanciw
Designer: Ralph Berg (Cabri, SK)

Built: June 1995

Dimensions:
Length: 11 Feet (3.4 Metres)
Twice Life-size

Construction Materials:
Iron rod, steel mesh, and a fibreglass outer shell

Location:
South side of Highway 14

Reason for Building:

To honour the World Record White Tail Deer that was taken by Milo Hanson of Biggar, SK in November of 1993 which scored 213 5/8

Additional Information:

Sign under deer reads: "Home of the Hanson Buck, World Record White Tail Deer, scoring 213 5/8, taken Nov. 23, 1993 by Milo Hanson, sponsored Biggar Wildlife Federation"

That is me posing under the deer in the first photo.

Ralph Berg has created the Prairie Rattlesnake/Western Meadow Lark , Mule Deer , Burrowing Owls , and Ord's Kangaroo Rats , all of which are in Leader, SK, the Prehistoric Bison in St. Louis, SK, the Antelope and Goose in Cabri, SK, the Pronghorn Antelope in Cereal, AB, Snow Goose in Dunrea, MB, Gilbert the Golf Ball in Gilbert Plains, MB, Bunnock in Macklin, SK the Canvas-Backed Duck in Minnedosa, MB, the Elk in Onanole, MB, Ox in Paradise Hill, SK, the Northwest Mounted Policeman in Redvers, SK, and the Polar Bear in White Bear, SK.

Information Source: Town of Biggar, SK

Picture Source: Samson Yee and DMY

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Created By DMY on November 11, 1999
Last Updated: July 28, 2004