Bearly Contained Curiosity
- Chapter 6: THE MYSTERY OF THE HUNGRY COWS: F. THE BEAR, WEASEL, and RACCOON. Gilliland, Hap // Mystery Tracks in the Snow;1990, p93
This chapter offers a guide to the tracking of carnivorous animals. Anyone who might hike, camp, or hunt where there are both black bears and grizzlys needs to be able to quickly tell the difference between these two. In spring and fall, the grizzly has a ruff of long hair around its neck....
- A NEW SYSTEM FOR AUTOMATIC RADIOTRACKING OF SMALL MAMMALS. Briner, Thomas; Airoldi, Jean-Pierre; Dellsperger, Fritz; Eggimann, Simon; Nentwig, Wolfgang // Journal of Mammalogy;May2003, Vol. 84 Issue 2, p571
Presents a study that developed a radiotracking system for automatic radiotracking of small mammals. Features of the radiotracking system; Information on the tests conducted with voles; Advantages of the system; Main components of the transmitter.
- Tracking Rhinos to Save the Herd. Crowley, Carolyn Hughes // World & I;Oct2005, Vol. 20 Issue 10, p24
The article discusses the author's experience of tracking rhinoceros in Namibia. In 1979, the Save the Rhino Trust was established to provide security for the mammals. The trust has been instrumental in almost doubling the desert rhino population of the country in just over 20 years. The cost...
- Mud Track Plots: An Economical, Noninvasive Mammal Survey Technique. Conover, Ross R.; Linder, Eric T. // Southeastern Naturalist;2009, Vol. 8 Issue 3, p437
The active component (e.g., bait or scent lures) common to mammal survey techniques can bias detectability (e.g., aversion or attraction) and reduce their efficacy for spatially explicit, habitat-use research. We overcame this obstacle with 1-mÂ² mud track plots, which use natural ground...
- Follow Those Animal Tracks. // Scholastic News -- Edition 2;Nov/Dec2008, Vol. 65 Issue 3, Special section p1
This article provides information on several animal tracks.
- GREEN HOUR FUN. // Ranger Rick;
The article presents information on how animal tracks can help in tracking.
- Identifying wildlife tracks is rewarding. Bearden, Rebecca // Southeast Farm Press;3/19/2014, Vol. 41 Issue 9, p11
The article presents the author's views on identifying wildlife tracks.
- Take the first step. Starbridge, Saren // Wildlife Australia;Spring2012, Vol. 49 Issue 3, p2
An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses various reports within the issue on topics including ephemeral tracks of animals in Australia, the plants and animals in Porcupine Creek, and a childhood wildlife experience of one of the authors.
- TRACK AND FIELD. BUTLER, BRANDON // Outdoor Life;Dec2012/Jan2013, Vol. 220 Issue 1, p36
The article offers tips on tracing animal tracks.