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by Martha Mitchell,Lynn Levine




Mammal Tracks and Scat: Life-Size Tracking Guide© is a handy waterproof year-round field guide, with life-size tracks and scat, designed to be carried through brush, bramble and snow banks, and emerge unscathed. It uses a novel three-step process to identify tracks of 29 different animals that are commonly encountered in the field. First, a movement pattern is determined (walker, trotter, hopper, waddler or bounder). Then, the group is identified (e.g. rodent or cat family) and, finally, the species is pinpointed using clues under the heading "Species Differences." For scat, first a shape is identified (round or cylinder). Then the categories are divided into more detailed shapes (pointed, twisted, broken, etc.). Finally, the species is identified using other tracking signs (dens, teeth marks, etc.).
Download Mammal Tracks and Scat: Life-Size Tracking Guide epub
ISBN: 0970365411
ISBN13: 978-0970365415
Category: No category
Author: Martha Mitchell,Lynn Levine
Language: English
Publisher: Heartwood Press; 1st edition (January 1, 2008)
ePUB size: 1443 kb
FB2 size: 1423 kb
Rating: 4.5
Votes: 721
Other Formats: lit mobi txt doc

Super P
I was suggested this product by Amazon's mysterious suggestions when I had been searching for materials to help teach campers about animal tracks (I'm the Nature Guy at a Camp). I figured I'd just print some pictures to scale for campers to look at. However, because this guide was so inexpensive, I figured I'd buy a copy. It's perfect! It groups different animals by their stride patterns, which would have been something I'd have overlooked otherwise. It provides full size images of tracks and scat as well as how it may present itself in the field. The captions provided additional information that campers find interesting- especially about scat.
The fact that its waterproof (as well as especially informative), reassures me that this guide will be around for a long time.
Anaragelv
Is not easy to look up, has too much info not relevant to just seeing the tracks.
Lli
This is a great tool for teaching tracks to both children and adults. All tracking books show what tracks look like, but this book shows them life-sized, which is a really great feature and what makes this book worth buying. A picture is worth a thousand words, and a life-sized picture is fantastic.
SARAND
An informative, take along reference guide that is lightweight, can be rolled up and is waterproof.
Thohelm
Arrived as described. Excellent guide for identifying tracks and scat.
Anarasida
This is a wonderful book to take out on hikes with both children and adults. The pages are very heavy so they hold up to all kinds of weather. The price took me back a bit but, then again, it is a quality book.
Dagdage
Ours came unlamented and we did not know that was the case but it is not too expensive and it is handy when you are out and about exploring nature
Interesting, informative, but left out some species I would like to recognize. Very short book, large print, good illustrations. A bit too bulky to carry with you. Wish there was an app for this.