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Exploring Nature Educational Resource:

Life Science, Earth Science, and Physical Science Resources for K-12

Animal Tracks

Animal Tracks

It is not always easy to see mammals in the wild. Many are nocturnal and shy of humans. That is why looking for animal tracks can be a good alternatuve - they are a signs that animals have been traveling nearby. Tracking can be fun and done year round, though winter tracking is a lot easier because snow makes such a great medium for tracks. Check out all the animal tracks and see if you can spot some in an outdoor area near you! has more than 2,000 illustrated animals. Read about them, color them, label them, learn to draw them.

cheetah, tiger, panda, fox, bear, cougar