The most impressive horns and antlers in the animal kingdom
The most distinguished headwear found in nature
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Horns and antlers are extensions of an animal's skull and are generally found only on males, though there are quite a few exceptions. Although horns and antlers look similar in appearance, there are significant differences between animals with antlers and animals with horns. Primarily, antlers are paired, branched structures that are made entirely from bone and are shed annually, whereas horns are unbranched, two-part structures with a bony core and covered by a keratin sheath. Either way, this unique headgear is magnificent in appearance and crowns some of the most beautiful creatures in the animal kingdom.
So, who wears it best? Click through and find out who tops the lot.
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