Stories in Tracks & Sign

Reading the Clues that Animals Leave Behind


Book Description

  • Test your ability to "read" the wilderness environment
  • Dozens of illustrated examples of animal behaviors and the resulting sign

    Beautiful nature photographs combined with illustrations allow readers to discover the mystery behind wild animal tracks and sign. Detailed information about each sign is provided, urging readers to imagine what animal might have made a particular footprint, left fleece on a rock, built a nest in a grill, and so on. On the next page, an illustration overlaid on the photograph shows what animal made the sign, such as a bobcat balancing on a snow-covered log. Certain to delight readers of all ages, this book presents a unique perspective on how to read animal tracks and sign in the wild.

  • About the Author

    Diane Gibbons is the author of Mammal Tracks and Sign of the Northeast (978-1-5846-5242-7). She lives in New Hampshire. NOBA award-winning author Mark Elbroch has contributed to numerous research projects in North America, including the capturing and collaring of cougars and Glacier National Park's bear sign survey. He lives in Vermont.

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