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Description - Scats and Tracks of the Pacific Coast by James Halfpenny

See those animal signs on the trail? Was that footprint left by a fox or a wolf? Was that pile of droppings deposited by a moose, a mouse, or a marten? Scats and Tracks of the Pacific Coast will help you determine which mammals, birds, reptiles, and amphibians have passed your way and could still be nearby. Clearly written descriptions and illustrations of scats, tracks, and gait patterns will help you recognize seventy Pacific Coast species. An identification key, a glossary of tracking terms, and detailed instructions on how to document your finds are also included here. Easy-to-use scat and track measurements appear on each page, making this book especially field friendly and letting you know if a white tailed ptarmigan, a red fox, or even a black bear has been your way.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781493009954
ISBN-10: 1493009958
Format: Paperback / softback
(178mm x 113mm x 11mm)
Pages: 192
Imprint: Falcon Guides
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
Publish Date: 15-Sep-2015
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - James Halfpenny

James Halfpenny was featured in a Discovery Channel documentary on the loss of native tracking skills and has taught outdoor education since 1961 for the Smithsonian, Outward Bound, and the Appalachian Mountain Club.

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