50,000 Track & Sign Observations


I just wanted to let you know that today we surpassed 50,000 track and sign observations in the North American Animal Tracks Database on iNaturalist! Thank you for contributing to this project and helping make it an absolutely incredible resource.

As of now, the database includes observations of 1,232 species from 6,449 people!

Here's how I like to use it as an amazing field guide:

  1. Go to the Animal Tracking Database
  2. Type the name of a species you're interested (e.g., "black bear") into the "Species" field at the top.
  3. On the upper left corner of the map, click "Grid" to view the grid of photos.

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Posted on April 13, 2021 01:15 by jonahevans jonahevans | 5 comments | Leave a comment
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The purpose of this project is make use of the wealth of wildlife observations collected by skilled trackers across North America and to develop an online community of track experts that will help validate track observations.

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jonahevans created this project on June 09, 2013
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