To identify animal tracks, try to find clear tracks in mud, soft soil or snow, then get close to the tracks and note the size and presence or absence of claw marks. Make a sketch of the tracks if possible and note nearby... More »

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One way to identify animal tracks is to compare the tracks you see on the ground with examples in a field guide, such as the "National Audubon Society Pocket Guide to Familiar Animal Tracks." This guide provides line dra... More »

To identify animal footprints in the snow, it is helpful to first decode the size of the animal. According to Princeton University's Outdoor Action website, prints can be categorized as large scale, medium scale, small s... More »

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The simplest way to identify animal tracks as belonging to an opossum is to look for the presence of a large opposable thumb on each of the hind tracks. Opossums are the only animals outside primates in North America to ... More »

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Mink tracks are characterized by size and web marks between the toes and pads. A mink track is roughly 1 3/8 inch wide by 1 1/4 inch long, according to the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources. More »

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Male and female turkeys may look similar at the distance, but they can be distinguished by size, by the presence or absence of spurs and beards, the brilliance of color, the size of wattles and many other factors. In gen... More »

One way to identify animal tracks is to compare the tracks you see on the ground with examples in a field guide, such as the "National Audubon Society Pocket Guide to Familiar Animal Tracks." This guide provides line dra... More »