Tracking Quiz website

Tracking Quizzes

Quiz #31 - Question

Here’s an introductory quiz for folks new to tracking. (Or, if you are experienced at tracking, a quiz you can show to family or friends to introduce them to your hobby or passion of tracking.) There are some followup questions if you are up for more of a challenge.
Photo 31A

Habitat: A large city (Seattle, Washington).

Time of year: March

Photo 31B

Hmm, it appears a mischievous animal walked right through wet cement, and has left a permanent trail in the sidewalk.

Photo 31C is zoomed in to show the stride. The stride ranged from 17 to 26 inches. The trail width ranged from 3 5/8 to 4 inches.
Photo 31D

Photos 31D / 31E / 31F are zoomed in to show the individual tracks. The larger of the two tracks ranged from 2¼ to 2½ inches long by 1¾ to 2 1/8 inches wide.

Photo 31E


Photo 31F


  1. What animal made the tracks?
  2. How large was the animal?
  3. Which tracks are the front and hind?
  4. What kind of gait was the animal using?
  5. Was this animal alone or grouped with others?

Quiz #31 - Answer

The material on this page is copyright © by the original author/artist/photographer. This website is created, maintained & copyright © by Walter Muma
Please respect this copyright and ask permission before using or saving any of the content of this page for any purpose

Thank you for visiting!