9780811733267

Animal Tracking Basics

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  • ISBN13:

    9780811733267

  • ISBN10:

    0811733262

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2007-01-23
  • Publisher: Stackpole Books

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Summary

Offers expert instruction and in-the-field advice for the novice and experienced tracker Tracking wildlife successfully requires more than just looking for trails and scat. It requires an awareness of how an animal behaves in its environment--how it finds food, travels, and rests. A tracker must know how to find and interpret behavioral clues animals leave behind. This how-to book teaches the basics of being a successful tracker--explaining what to look for to find or identify an animal and how to develop an essential environmental awareness. Also describes aging tracks and sign, understanding ecology and mapping, keeping field notes, using track tools, and making casts.

Author Biography

Tiffany Morgan has worked as an editor for The 8-Sided Mirror, the newsletter for the Shikari Tracking Guild, and as an assistant curriculum writer for tracking and nature-based correspondence courses. She has also participated in a variety of tracking research projects. She lives in Santa Cruz, California. Jon Young is the founder of the Wilderness Awareness School and OWLink Media, Inc. He lives in San Gregario, California.

Table of Contents

Mathew and the One-Eyed Cat
Getting Started
The Art of Journaling
Seeing and Identifying
Interpreting Tracks and Patterns
Awareness
Ecology and Mapping
Trailing
Animal Runs
Ageing Tracks
Bird Language
Storytelling
Intuition
Tracking Tools
The End of the Trail
Index
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