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Who was Del Austin?

Del Austin was a renowned American big game hunter who is best known for holding the world record for the largest hunter-killed whitetail deer ever harvested. In 1962, Del Austin harvested a massive whitetail deer that scored 279-7/8 points, according to the Boone and Crockett scoring system. This deer held the world record for over 50 years. Del Austin's incredible hunting achievements have made him a legend in the hunting world.

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