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Field Guide/Animal Tracks/Mammals

BearEdit

Field Guide/Animal Tracks/Bear

BeaverEdit

Field Guide/Animal Tracks/Beaver

Cat (Domestic)Edit

domestic cats have oval shaped toes unlike mountain lions they have tear drop shaped toes.

CattleEdit

Field Guide/Animal Tracks/Cattle

ChipmunkEdit

Field Guide/Animal Tracks/Chipmunk

CoyoteEdit

Field Guide/Animal Tracks/Coyote

DeerEdit

Field Guide/Animal Tracks/Deer

Dog and WolfEdit

Field Guide/Animal Tracks/Dog and Wolf

ElkEdit

Field Guide/Animal Tracks/Elk

FoxEdit

Field Guide/Animal Tracks/Fox

HorseEdit

Field Guide/Animal Tracks/Horse

LynxEdit

Field Guide/Animal Tracks/Lynx

MooseEdit

Field Guide/Animal Tracks/Moose

MouseEdit

Field Guide/Animal Tracks/Mouse

MuskratEdit

Field Guide/Animal Tracks/Muskrat

OppossumEdit

Field Guide/Animal Tracks/Oppossum

PorcupineEdit

Field Guide/Animal Tracks/Porcupine

PumaEdit

Field Guide/Animal Tracks/Puma

RabbitEdit

Field Guide/Animal Tracks/Rabbit

RaccoonEdit

Raccoon (Procyon lotor)
Order: Carnivora
Where found: Raccoons are found in urban areas as we as in the wilderness. Tracks are often found on stream banks, or around garbage cans and on automobiles.
Description: A raccoon is a nocturnal mammal in the genus Procyon of the Procyonidae family. Raccoons are unusual for their thumbs, which – though not opposable – enable them to open many closed containers such as garbage cans and doors. They are intelligent omnivores with a reputation for being clever and mischievous. Raccoons range from 50 to 100 cm in length (including the tail) and weigh between 4.5 and 16 kg. The raccoon's tail ranges from 20 to 40 cm in length. Male raccoons are generally larger than females. The hind foot prints are deeper than the front because it carries most of the raccoon's weight. The hind foot has an elongated heel, while the heel of the front foot does not generally print at all. The "palm" of the front foot may be shaped like the letter "C", while the print of the hind foot looks somewhat like a human baby's hand print. The left front foot prints next to the right hind foot and vice versa.


SquirrelEdit

Field Guide/Animal Tracks/Squirrel

SwineEdit

Field Guide/Animal Tracks/Swine