Close up of Lynx tracks in Alberta, Canada. (Photo: KegRiver/flickr)
Winter is the perfect time for outdoor detective work. There is a lot you can learn about who lives in your environment by looking closely at the animal tracks in the snow. SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry made this short video explaining some of the basics of tracking — looking at the footprint, pacing and location of tracks — of some common backyard animals.
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