PRACTICAL TRACKING: A GUIDE TO FOLLOWING FOOTPRINTS AND FINDING ANIMALS
Author: Louis Liebenberg, Adriaan Louw, & Mark Elbroch
Publisher: STACKPOLE BOOKS, Apr 2010
Covers: what to look for to discern an animal?s pathway, what info tracks & sign convey, how to move through the wilderness to get in sight of the quarry, how to avoid dangerous encounters, & more. 30 line drawings, 158 color photos; 6x8 inches, 352 pgs.
* Techniques from international tracking experts applicable to any quarry and terrain
* How to follow and find elk, deer, bears, cougars, lions, elephants, leopards, rhinos, and cape buffalo
Finding and identifying tracks and sign of an animal?s passing is only part of the ultimate goal for serious trackers, hunters, and outdoorspeople. They want to follow the trail to reach the animal in question. This detailed guide teaches them how. Written by a trio of master trackers.
ABOUT THE AUTHORS:
Louis Liebenberg is managing director of CyberTracker Conservation, an associate at Harvard University, and author of The Art of Tracking and Field Guide to the Animal Tracks of South Africa.
Adriaan Louw is a leading trainer of ecotourism guides in South Africa, past chairperson of the Field Guides Association of Southern Africa, and professional member of the International Society of Professional Trackers.
Mark Elbroch is the author of Mammal Tracks and Sign and Animal Skulls and coauthor of Bird Tracks and Sign and Peterson?s Field Guide to Animal Tracks.