"What makes 10. a pronk? is it because of the obvious direction change shown from the dirt picked up from the hooves? Because other than that I see a lope, of course if I was able to observe the rest of the trail my answer might change. Or is it not…"
I asked Mark Elbroch about #8 and he agreed that its a left front. I think the most distinctive thing is the shape of the heel pad, especially the leading edge. On bear tracks there is always a flat spot at the top of the heel…"
2) Male, greater negative space and asymmetry
5) American Dipper, tips of toes thinner than robin
7) Small Black Bear
9) Black Tail Deer
12) Muskrat, size, classic rodent structure,…"
"1. Coyote: larger one is front track. Is this a left hind (I see a leading toe) and a right front? 2. Racoon (and a coyote going the opposite direction) 3. Left hind 4. Owl, but I don't know the difference between species yet. Barred? 5.…"
"Okay...here goes...snow day...tracking quiz from yesterday fresh in my mind...
1) Definitely a cat. No claws, pad has M shape to it, negative C space. How do you tell which type of cat? Size compared to the crow track says to me it is a…"
"great job Guys, below I will post what I believe are the answers.
2- overall size, teardrop shaped toes, more negative space between toes and pad on hind foot, more negative space between toe pads on hind foot, and toes are longer than…"