Can You Identify These Animal Tracks?

How many times have you been out in the woods, on the beach, or in the middle of snowy field and found a track that you don’t recognize? Animal tracks are the clearest sign that wildlife has been through an area, and is often the easiest way to identify a species without actually seeing it. A skilled tracker can even learn more from a set of prints—such as the animal’s behavior, movements, and even where it will ultimately end up.

Take your best shot at identifying these animal prints below. Not all the pictures have a size reference, which makes matters a bit harder. See if you can get them all!

1

Black bear
Grizzly bear
Wolverine
Badger
2

Wild boar
Javelina
Whitetail
Caribou
3

Beaver
Squirrel
Raccoon
Opossum
4

Mountain lion
Coyote
Lynx
Gray wolf
5

Bison
Moose
Horse
Elk
6

Sage grouse
Cheap snowmobile
Mink
Fox
7

Mule deer
Wild pig
Pronghorn
Bighorn sheep
8

Raccoon
Bobcat
Beaver
Nutria
9

Coues deer
Javelina
Pronghorn
Elk
10

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White-tailed deer
Alligator
Gecko
Crocodile
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