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Two of the most common small game animals are rabbits and squirrels. By studying these animals, you can learn to recognize their tracks.

Some small mammals that are sought after primarily for their pelts are called furbearers. Two popular breeds are fox and mink.

Some Small Mammals and Their Tracks

Eastern cottontail rabbit

Courtesy of William Janus

Eastern cottontail rabbit tracks
Red fox

Red Fox

Red fox track

Red Fox Track

Eastern Gray Squirrel

Wildlife Identification Gray Squirrel Tracks

Gray Squirrel Track

Coyote

Wildlife Identification Coyote Tracks

Coyote Tracks

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