Over 100,000 Observations!


We recently surpassed 100,000 track and sign observations in the North American Animal Tracks Database on iNaturalist! Thanks to you, this is now by far the most comprehensive library of track and sign photos on the planet.

As of now, the database includes observations of 1,748 species from over 15,000 people!

Here's a little tip on how to use it as a 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 May 30, 2023 02:27 PM by jonahevans jonahevans | 1 comment | 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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