"The most up-to-date information in terms of tracks, gait, scat and other critical animal signs."--Chicago Tribune
Few experiences are more thrilling than watching unsuspecting wild animals go about their business in a natural environment. The ultimate triumph comes when you’ve tracked down an animal on its own terms, on its own turf.
About the Author:
Len McDougall is a field guide and wildlife tracker in Michigan's North Woods, where he teaches survival classes and tests outdoors products. His other books include The Encyclopedia of Tracks and Scats, The Field & Stream Wilderness Survival Handbook, and Practical Outdoor Survival (all Lyons).
- The Complete Tracker is a concise, thorough guide to the tracks, signs, and habits of North America’s most popular species of wildlife. Discover the secrets of a master tracker that will enable you to answer questions such as, Was it a dog or a wolf? Fox or coyote? Did it pass by yesterday or an hour ago? Learn techniques for getting close to animals—from bobcats to beavers, marmots to moose—by knowing the details of their habits and a master-tracker’s tips on avoiding detection.
- Detailed illustrations show the tracks of more than fifty different species of wildlife in a variety of terrain conditions. This new edition is expanded with the latest information on peccaries, dogs, cats, armadillos, birds, reptiles, and amphibians, and enhanced with full-color photos throughout making it an invaluable resource for hikers, nature lovers, and outdoors enthusiasts everywhere.
|Date Published||April 3, 2012
|Dimensions||7.9 x 5.5 x 0.8 inches