Tracks, Scats and Signs of the Ohio River Valley (Illinois, Indiana and Ohio): A Guide to Identification in the Wild
James C. Halfpenny
The wild mammals of the Ohio River Valley are often elusive and difficult to locate. They range across open grasslands, to river valleys to hill tops. Their tracks, scats, and signs may be the best clue for the nature-wise detective whether a casual observer, amateur naturalist, or outdoor adventure enthusiast of any age. Now, a practical, convenient-sized guide for use in track-scene investigation.
Color photos show common and some rare mammals of the region along with selected tracks, scats, and signs to facilitate visual identification of the animal or its trail. Mammals are listed by common and scientific name. Useful identification features including weight and size describe animals and signs, respectively, to facilitate field identification.
Text explains behavioral, ecological, and habitat relationships for each species. This pocket-sized, 12-panel, laminated, waterproof guide is great for those who wish to know the outdoors.