I've tried to enlarge and zoom in on the picture and I tend to believe that it is a buck that has dropped his rack. The scarrs on his back are from his antlers being used to scratch with and where they rub while moving through the timber and crossing under fences. I have taken quite a few that have had the same bald spots on their shoulders. Of course since I am a MAN I could be totally wrong according to my wife.
i would say it was a wound of some kinda as well maybe somethign as simple as a bite or scrach that he scraped open till it was raw skin at one point. don't look as if it has or will have any affect except making identify him or her easy later.
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