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Field Guide to Animal Tracks and Scat of California    by Mark Elbroch, Michael Kresky & Jonah Evans order for
Field Guide to Animal Tracks and Scat of California
by Mark Elbroch
Order:  USA  Can
University of California, 2012 (2012)
Hardcover, Softcover
* *   Reviewed by Bob Walch

This well illustrated and comprehensive guide blends meticulous science with trail experiences to provide a valuable resource for anyone interested in discovering more about their natural surroundings and the critters that live there.

Although the armchair explorer will enjoy this guide because of the detailed information on animal life, the outdoors folks who spend time out on the trail will find it a useful and a practical guide on nature walks and camping trips.

This guide will answer questions about the tracks or animal scat you discover in your yard or on an outing, and it also offers information about the ecology of each species.

Following the introduction and a dozen pages of track plates (salamander, deer mouse, chipmunk, skunk, opossum, raccoon, and cougar prints), the authors offer more detailed sections on a wide range of creatures.

Over 320 color plates and 250 line illustrations are used in this handy and practical volume.

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