Whose Track Is That?

Whose Track Is That?

by Stan Tekiela


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Become a Wildlife Detective!

Spotting animals in the wild is tricky, but they leave plenty of clues behind—especially tracks.

  • Examine the evidence.
  • Study the animal tracks.
  • See if you can guess “Whose track is that?”
  • Then turn the page to discover the answer!

This interactive and entertaining picture book features the full-color photography of Stan Tekiela, a professional naturalist and award-winning author. With every reading, children get more familiar with a variety of North American critters. They might soon start seeing animal tracks on every outing!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781591939580
Publisher: Adventure Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 04/07/2020
Series: Wildlife Picture Books
Pages: 52
Sales rank: 773,475
Product dimensions: 8.10(w) x 10.10(h) x 0.50(d)
Lexile: 560L (what's this?)
Age Range: 3 Months to 4 Years

About the Author

Naturalist, wildlife photographer and writer Stan Tekiela is the originator of the popular state-specific field guide series. Stan has authored more than 190 educational books, including field guides, quick guides, nature books, children’s books, playing cards and more, presenting many species of animals and plants. With a Bachelor of Science degree in Natural History from the University of Minnesota and as an active professional naturalist for more than 30 years, Stan studies and photographs wildlife throughout the United States and Canada. He has received various national and regional awards for his books and photographs. Also a well-known columnist and radio personality, his syndicated column appears in more than 25 newspapers, and his wildlife programs are broadcast on a number of Midwest radio stations. Stan can be followed on Facebook and Twitter.

Read an Excerpt

Small and round, my tracks are not easy to spot.

My claws don’t stick out, so my tracks don’t leave claw marks in the mud or snow.

Whose track is that?
HINT: This animal looks like a large house cat.

It’s a Bobcat!

Bobcats are small cats, not much larger than a house cat. They are found in a wide variety of habitats, from forests to wetlands. When a bobcat walks, its back feet step directly into the tracks of its front feet. This makes it look as if it only leaves a single line of tracks.


You can see this animal’s tracks when it migrates back home.

Its tracks are tiny and thin, which can make them hard to see.

Whose track is that?
HINT: This animal often runs for short distances before stoping to look for worms.

It’s a Robin!

When an American Robin runs across your lawn and turns its head, it’s not listening for worms. Instead, it’s looking for them. As its eyes are located on the side of its head.

Table of Contents

Species List
  • American Black Bear
  • American Robin
  • Bobcat
  • American Bullfrog
  • Canada Goose
  • Domestic Dog
  • Earthworm
  • North American Beaver
  • Northern Raccoon
  • River Otter
  • White-tailed Deer

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