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Farm Tracking 101, Part 4

Once you've learned the cats, the dogs, and the bounders, you've really learned the most common tracks.  Here are a few more common and/or distinctive tracks you should be aware of.   (I had to forage for some of these images from the internet --- click to see their source.)

Deer track

The deer is impossible to confuse with any other species (unless you live in an area with moose or elk.)  The divided hooves may or may not have small back hooves showing.

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About us: Anna Hess and Mark Hamilton spent over a decade living self-sufficiently in the mountains of Virginia before moving north to start over from scratch in the foothills of Ohio. They've experimented with permaculture, no-till gardening, trailersteading, home-based microbusinesses and much more, writing about their adventures in both blogs and books.

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