An essential guide for any novice or expert outdoorsman, Animal Tracking will help readers to identify the feeding signs, tracks, scats, burrows, dens, bedding areas and rubbings of North America's most common mammals. This Duraguide(R) also includes information on making casts of tracks and features a 20 in. (50 cm) field ruler. It is an excellent source of portable information and ideal for field use. Made in the USA.www.waterfordpress.com.
About the Author
Zoologist Jim Kavanagh has made a career out of introducing novices to plants, animals, the sciences and world cultures. In addition to creating over 500 simplified nature guides, he has also authored guides to languages, cities and outdoor skills. An avid traveler and backpacker, Kavanagh's path has taken him around the world to many remote destinations including the upper Amazon, Africa, Australia, and the Arctic Circle (and this is just the As). He is also the author of a series of state-specific guides to common species and natural attractions and a children's book on evolution.