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The tracker's field guide : a comprehensive manual for animal tracking

Author: James C Lowery
Publisher: Guilford, Connecticut : Falcon Guides, an imprint of Globe Pequot Press, [2013]
Series: Falcon guide.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
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Jim Lowery is among North America's leading tracking experts. In this book he distills his remarkable expertise, gained over decades of intensive research and practical field experience, into a comprehensive field guide to tracking North American mammals. Fully illustrated with hundreds of drawings and high-resolution photographs, The Tracker's Field Guide sets a new standard for tracking books.
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Genre/Form: Field guides
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James C Lowery
ISBN: 9780762792344 0762792345
OCLC Number: 884503635
Description: viii, 407 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), maps ; 23 cm.
Contents: Acknowledgments --
1: Into the animal's world --
2: Clear print identification --
3: Track pattern basics --
4: Soil movement and track identification --
5: Track pattern interpretation --
6: Using pressure releases for interpretation --
7: Mammal pages : Cats ; Bobcat ; Domestic cat ; Mountain lion ; Dogs ; Coyote ; Domestic dog ; Gray fox ; Gray wolf ; Kit fox ; Red fox ; Rabbits and Hares ; Black-tailed jackrabbit ; Cottontail ; Snowshoe hare ; White-tailed jackrabbit ; Rodents ; Antelope squirrel ; Beaver ; Chipmunk ; Fox squirrel ; Gray squirrel ; Ground squirrel ; Kangaroo rat ; Marmot/woodchuck ; Mice ; Peromyscus mice (Peromyscus genus) ; Harvest mice (Reithrodontomys genus) ; Grasshopper mice (Onychomys genus) ; Pocket mice (Chaetodipus and Perognathus genus) ; Muskrat ; Pocket gopher ; Porcupine ; Red squirrel ; Vole ; Woodrat ; Weasels ; Badger ; Fisher ; Marten ; Mink ; River otter ; Spotted skunk ; Striped skunk ; Weasel ; Raccoons, opossums, and bears ; Raccoon ; Ringtail ; Opossum ; Black bear ; Grizzly bear ; Insectivore ; Shrew ; Ungulates ; Bighorn sheep ; Burro ; Domestic cow ; Elk ; Feral pig ; Llama ; Moose ; Mule deer/black-tailed deer ; Pronghorn ; White-tailed deer --
Appendix A: Mammal list --
Appendix B: Recommended reading --
Appendix C: Visualizing home-range sizes --
Appendix D: Resources --
Glossary --
Index --
Clear print summary --
Track print summary --
About the author.
Series Title: Falcon guide.
Responsibility: James C. Lowery.

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