This page contains video clips that illustrate movements of the foot as it creates specific track features.
This page will never be a complete listing since it is not meant to be a repository.
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Concept Illustrated: Canine Claw Tip Leaves Track in Fine Sand
The idea: During a step all the parts of the foot may be involved, moving and leaving their own contribution to the final details left in that track. To read the whole set of information that can be found, one must know how to take the movements of each part into account.
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The links below will take you to the rest of the illustrations.
Page: The Concepts of Tracking…
The Translucent Foot
Whole Track: Red Fox – One Forward Step
Page: How To Find Tracks …
Controlling Lighting to Increase Visibility of Tracks
Finding the Next Track
Track on ‘Bare’ Rock (Red Fox Front Foot)
Using Stone Rolls to Find Tracks
Page: How To Read Tracks …
Dust Compressions (Dull on Shiny by Canine Toe Pad)
True Track (Canine Toe Pad)
Simple Tire Track and Direction of Travel
Page: Species …
Deer Foot – One Walking Step
Red Fox Front and Rear Feet – Side Trot
Page: Track Features …
Pressure Against the Track Wall (Canine Toe Pad)
Simple ? Wave
The Layer of Sand in Contact With The Foot
The Ridge Between Canine Front Toes