Few experiences are more thrilling than watching unsuspecting wild animals go about their business in a natural environment. The ultimate triumph comes when you've tracked down an animal on its own terms, on its own turf. The Complete Tracker is a concise, thorough guide to the tracks, signs, and habits of North Americaas most popular species of wildlife. Readers learn the secrets of a master tracker, assembling a clear picture from tracks, scat, and other signs, that enable them to answer questions such as, Was it a dog or a wolf? Fox or coyote? Did it pass by yesterday or an hour ago? The Complete Tracker also provides information about how to get close to animalsaeverything from bobcats to beavers, marmots to mooseaby knowing the details of their habits and a master-trackeras tips on avoiding detection. More than 150 line drawings show tracks of sixty different species of wildlife under a great variety of terrain conditions. The book also includes maps, charts, and diagrams. This new edition is expanded with new chapters on peccaries, dogs, cats, armadillos, birds, reptiles, and amphibians, and enhanced with full color photos throughout making it an invaluable resource for hikers, nature lovers, and outsdoorsmen everywhere.Unlike its larger cousin, the alligator snapping turtle, which lies in wait with mouth open Wide and its pink, wormlike ... When a fish or other prey comes Within range, the snappera#39;s powerful jaws shoot out, powered by its long extendable neck, and ... The snapper will ascend occasionally to the surface, linger for a breath or two, perhaps take some sun, then slowly fade ... Females may not mate every year, but are able to carry live sperm from a previous mating Within their reproductiveanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Complete Tracker, 2nd|
|Publisher||:||Globe Pequot - 2012-04-03|