Mammal Tracks & Sign

Mammal Tracks & Sign

A Guide to North American Species

Book - 2003
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2003 National Outdoor Book Award Winner
Detailed track and trail data for 135 species with actual-size track illustrations in one section
Scat photos and data for dozens of animals
The most thorough treatment of the subject ever published, this amazing guide brings together clear track and trail illustrations, range maps, and full-color photographs showing feeding signs, scat, tunnels, burrows, bedding areas, remains, and more, to give a wealth of information about hundreds of mammal species living in North America. How to find, identify, measure, and interpret the clues mammals leave behind--explained and illustrated like never before. Includes essays that contextualize tracking as a developing science continually garnering more interest and participation; included also are instructive anecdotes from the author's work as a tracker and wildlife expert. An invaluable resource for beginning or professional trackers and wildlife enthusiasts in all North American locations.
Publisher: Mechanicsburg, Pa. : Stackpole Books, c2003.
ISBN: 9780811726269
Branch Call Number: 591. 479 ELB
Characteristics: vii, 779 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), maps ; 21 cm.


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Dec 06, 2010

Given I'm city-bred, it would've been nice to have a picture of the animal at the beginning of each section. Otherwise, this is extremely thorough and quite interesting.

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