Scat Finder

Scat Finder

$5.95

This item will be released May 10, 2022.

A Guide to Mammal Scat of Eastern North America

Identify mammal scat in eastern North America with this pocket-size guide.

If you’re fascinated by animal tracks or the practice of tracking, then learning to identify scat is a helpful aid. If you’re curious about which critters are crossing your path or are in your backyard, then Scat Finder by Dorcas S. Miller is just what you need. With the handy, easy-to-use book, you can identify mammal tracks of eastern North America, from the states that border the Mississippi River all the way to the Atlantic Ocean.

Book Features:

  • Key to mammal scat: cords, pellets, splats, and tubes
  • Tips on where to find scat and what its color and shape can tell you
  • A look at the animals’ teeth, jaws, and digestive systems
  • Clues for distinguishing between scat from similar species (e.g., within the same family)
  • Scat size guide, including minimum, maximum, and typical size range
  • A study of birds’ cough pellets and droppings
  • The author’s professional drawings of the animals and their scat
  • Small (6- by 4-inch) format that fits in a pocket or backpack to take along on a hike

This guide is applicable to eastern Canada and the US states of Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, and Wisconsin.

Additional information

Dimensions 6 × 4 in
Author(s)

Dorcas S. Miller

Format:

Paperback/Softback

Page Count:

64

Series

Nature Study Guides

Publication Date

May 10, 2022

Publisher

Wilderness Press

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