Tracking Wolves: The Basics (Paperback)
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State of the knowledge overview of identifying wolf tracks and reading the stories left by their trails. Explains how to recognize and identify tracks, correctly measure footprints, and use measurements to judge gender aand. Signs of wolves covered include scat, scent marking, and carcasses are covered. Detailed information covers gait trails and interpreting patterns on the ground. One section compares wolf signs to the signs of coyote, bears, bocats, and cougars which is wrapped up with guidelines for differentiation of wolf signs from coyotes and domestics dogs.
About the Author
James C. Halfpenny, Ph.D., is a scientist / tracker / educator who directs A Naturalist's World, an ecological education company located at the north gate to Yellowstone National Park. A Naturalist's World maintains the Track Education Center which houses over 10,000 footprint casts, photographs, and track accounts. Jim has been tracking for over 50 years and has tracked on all continents. He specializes in rare species including all carnivores. Other interests are ecology, especially of cold regions, and winter.