The objective of the authors is to share their experience and knowledge about the identification and interpretation of tracks left by wild mammals. The most important source of information are photographs: pictures of animals and their tracks, selected so as to provide documentation on life and behaviour of animals in the wild. The Art of Tracking Animals is based on many years' experience that the authors have gained during research carried out in Poland and Belarus.
The Art of Tracking Animals is addressed to students of biology forestry nature conservation and related disciplines, as well as to people conducting research within the scope of ecology and biology of wild animals. Naturalists, hunters and amateurs whose work or passion is connected with nature observation are also intended readers of The Art of Tracking Animals.
1. Introduction 5
2. Ungulates 9
3. Large carnivores 53
4. Medium-sized and small carnivores 91
5. Hares 167
6. Rodents 175
7. Insectivores 213
8. Methods of tracking 221
Author's profiles and addresses 227