Differences Between Horns and Antlers
An adult male moose requires just as much energy to grow a full set of antlers as it does for a female moose to grow a baby. Learn more about antlers and horns, and the difference between them in this video from The Brain Scoop.
Horns vs. Antlers
Key Facts In This Video
Horns and antlers are used to attract a mate, as well as ward off predators. (0:18)
Horns are developed shortly after birth and are extensions of keratin-covered bone. (0:30)
Antlers naturally shed throughout an animal's lifetime and regrow larger with each new cycle. (0:55)