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By Todd Telander

Animal Tracks highlights eighty-eight of the commonest and sought-after mammal, chook, reptile, and amphibian species in North the United States. particular illustrations and outlines make it effortless to spot animal tracks within the yard and past. every one species is followed through an in depth directory of its favourite attributes and representation of its song. this can be the fundamental resource within the box.

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All toes are somewhat narrow, and the claws may or may not register. The metacarpal pads are partly fused, and the front foot may also show two round proximal pads. The rear also has two broad proximal pads and an unfurred heel that may appear in the track. The track is very similar to the slightly smaller groundhog, who occupies a different range. indd 21 3/23/12 1:12 PM MAMMALS Groundhog (Woodchuck), Marmota monax Family Sciuridae (Squirrels) Size/Weight: approx. 22” long with tail; approx. 7 lbs.

Males larger than females) Range: Alaska, scattered areas of northern Rocky Mountains, Yellowstone Park Habitat: Forests; tundra in northern range Also known as the timber wolf, the gray wolf was once found throughout the western United States but is now restricted to small wilderness areas in this country. It is our largest canid, and is colored varying combinations of black, gray, reddish, or even white in the north. Wolves live and travel in packs with a tight social structure, and hunt large game such as elk and caribou, or small mammals to mouse-size.

Numbers of this species have been severely reduced by trappers for its luxurious pelt. Martens are nocturnal and solitary. Adept climbers, they hunt small mammals in trees or on the ground, and may also feed on nuts and berries when available. Track size (front): 2” wide x 2¼” long Track size (rear): 2” wide x 2” long (not including heel) Description of Track: There are five toes on each foot, although the smaller inner toes do not always register. The claws are short, and may or may not register.

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