Synopses & Reviews
Providing essential guidance for a myriad of circumstances and skill levels, this virtually indestructible series of pocket guides includes tips and tricks for exploring the outdoors as well as preparing for natural disasters. From studying wildlife and diverse environments to sound advice for hunting and boating enthusiasts, this collection is ideal for the everyday adventurer. Unlike bulky guidebooks, these waterproof, travel-size companions are perfect for navigating the wilderness, built to endure day hikes, fishing expeditions, and camping trips for years to come.
Highlighting North Americas most common mammals, this installment identifies their feeding signs, tracks, scats, burrows, dens, bedding areas, and rubbings. A handy field ruler as well as instructions on making casts of tracks are also included.
"Pocket Naturalist Guides are to nature-loving backpackers what CliffsNotes are to teens trying to navigate Shakespeare: essential." —Backpacker Magazine
An essential guide for any novice or expert outdoorsman, Animal Tracking will help readers to identify the feeding signs, tracks, scats, burrows, dens, bedding areas and rubbings of North Americaand#8217;s most common mammals. This Duraguideand#174; also includes information on making casts of tracks and features a 20 in. (50 cm) field ruler. It is an excellent source of portable information and ideal for field use. Made in the USA.
About the Author
Zoologist James Kavanagh has researched and written more than 450 publications pertaining to wildlife observation and outdoor recreation. His unique talent is in taking complex information and synthesizing the salient points to make knowledge about nature and the outdoors more accessible to novices, and to present quick, portable reference information for more experienced wildlife and outdoor enthusiasts. His books have sold more than 5 million copies worldwide.