Regulating trophy hunting: antlers or reproduction?

(c) Jeremy Cusack (

(c) Jeremy Cusack (

Guest post from Rocío Pozo:

Imagine you are a trophy hunter. The red deer hunting season has just opened and you are ready to go out and get those trophies you have been waiting for. What would be the first question you would ask yourself? Exactly! What is the hunting quota?


Pozo, R., Schindler, S., Cubaynes, S., Cusack, J., Coulson, T., & Malo, A. (2016). Modeling the impact of selective harvesting on red deer antlers. The Journal of Wildlife Management. DOI: 10.1002/jwmg.21089