Animal Tracks

Learn How to Easily Identify the Animal Tracks of the Northeast

When you’re out and about, keep Animal Tracks of the Northeast, by Jonathan Poppele, close at hand. Designed for ease of use, the tabbed booklet is organized by track group for quick identification. Narrow your choices by group, and view just a few animal tracks at a time.

animal tracks of the northeast

The detailed illustrations cover more than 100 species of mammals―from mice and squirrels to deer and bears―as well as common birds, amphibians, and reptiles.

The quick guide includes species found in Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Vermont. 

The illustrations are carefully drawn to resemble the track prints as you might see them in the field. Plus, size information, sample gait patterns, and a step-by-step guide to track identification help to ensure a positive ID.

The pocket-size format is much easier to use than laminated foldouts, and the tear-resistant pages make the booklet durable. So bring this lightweight quick guide along on your next hike, camping trip, or walk in the park, and improve your tracking skills with every animal track sighting.

About the author: Jonathan Poppele is a naturalist, author, and educator who works to help people connect more deeply to themselves, to others, and to the natural world.

He earned a master’s degree in Conservation Biology from the University of Minnesota and taught at the U of M for many years before leaving to focus on his own projects.

animal tracks of the northeast

An avid outdoorsman and student of natural history, Jon is the founder and director of the Minnesota Wildlife Tracking Project. Jon is also Head Instructor of the Center for Mind-Body Oneness in Saint Paul, Minnesota, where he teaches meditation, mindfulness, and the peaceful martial art of Ki-Aikido.

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Liliane Opsomer
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