Tracking and Reading Sign - A Guide to Mastering the Original Forensic Science by Len McDougall is a basic introduction to help spot and analyze tracks, prints, gaits, scats, scents, and animal behavior. Profiles more than twenty different animals listing basic characteristics, tracks habitat, diet, behaviors, and common relatives. Includes a huge collection of color photos to help you identify each species. 184 page softcover.
Whether you are tracking a white-tailed deer or pondering what four-legged creature visited your backyard during the night, Tracking and Reading Sign is a colorful, practical tool that makes experiencing nature entertaining and fun. Outdoorsman Len McDougall offers an introduction to the principles of tracking and reading sign that will help you spot and analyze tracks, prints, gaits, scats, scents, and animal behavior. With full-color photographs illustrating every important nuance, McDougall makes this important outdoor skill as easy as possible and profiles more than twenty different essential animals, listing basic characteristics, tracks, habitat, diet, behaviors, and common relatives. He includes:
EXPERT ADVICE ON TRACKING - IN FULL COLOR
- White-tailed Deer
- American Elk
- Eastern Cottontail Rabbit
- Brown Bear
- Mountain Lion
- Gray Fox
- And More
The Definitive one-stop guide for any person looking for a better understanding of our animal neighbors, Tracking and Reading Sign educates and makes the outdoors more exciting.
LEN MCDOUGALL is a professional outdoorsman and photographer with more than thirty years of experience in the north woods. He is the author of Practical Outdoor Survival and The Complete Tracker and lives in Michigan, where he teaches classes and works as a field guide and tracker.
- Item Weight: 1 lb 11 oz