Animal Tracks Guide

Print this guide and take it with you when you go hiking.
It gives you a quick reference to some common tracks.
To find out more about each animal, click on its track.

Black Bear - Front Foot
Black Bear - Hind Foot


Raccoon - Hind Foot
Raccoon - Front Foot

Coyote - Hind Foot
Coyote - Front Foot

Cougar - Hind Foot
Cougar - Front Foot

Wild Pig

Striped Skunk - Hind Foot
Striped Skunk - Front Foot


Opossum - Front Foot


Western Toad
California Quail

Wild Turkey



Gray Wolf - Front Foot
Gray Wolf - Hind Foot

Beaver - Front Foot
Beaver - Hind Foot



Opossum - Hind Foot

River Otter - Hind Foot
River Otter - Front Foot

Grizzly Bear - Front Foot

Grizzly Bear - Hind Foot

Spotted Skunk

Black-tailed Deer


Great Blue Heron

Bobcat - Front Foot
Bobcat - Hind Foot

Tracks are not to scale.


Find posters, greeting cards, postage stamps and more in my new store.

Now available: "Animals Don't Cover Their Tracks - An Introduction to Animal Tracking" on CD! (Version 3.0) New drawings, more species, more photos, more extensive sections on tracking humans, more detailed directions for plaster casting, mystery tracks section, tracking stories section, and more. The CD features over 100 species, including special bonus sections with the tracks of some African and Australian animals. A large section on tracking lost people for search and rescue is included, with over four pages of photos showing the details of tracks and signs people leave. Easy to use format. This web site is limited by bandwidth, but the CD-ROM is not. The CD is available in my online store at:  Works with Mac or PC. Happy tracking!!

What else can you find in the nature store? Beartracker's animal tracks coloring book, T-shirts, sweatshirts, journals, book bags, toddler and infant apparel, mouse pads, posters, postcards, coffee mugs, travel mugs, clocks, Frisbees, bumper stickers, hats, stickers, and many more items. All with tracks or paw  prints, or nature scenes. Custom products are available. If you don't see the track you want on the product you want, email me and I can probably create it. Proceeds from all sales go to pay the monthly fees for this web site. You can help support this site as well as get great tracking products! Thank you!


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Also visit these fine stores for more products of interest:

NDN Pride shop - For Indian Pride items for all tribes. Custom items available on request.

ASL Signs of Love - For anyone who uses or is learning ASL, American Sign Language. Custom name items and more are available here.

Sales from all stores give commissions to Beartracker's Animal Tracks Den, which helps keep this site online as a free service. We are celebrating ten years online this year!




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