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Animal Tracking with Leaps and Bounds and Gerry Martin

March 1, 2014 • Posted in: News, Workshops

The children become amateur naturalists this weekend spent exploring their forests. There are often flora and fauna that the students overlook in their day to day life as neighbours of the forest and this workshop helped point out all of those.

The students all lined up and ready to go into the forest to look for animal tracks and other signs.

The students all lined up and ready to go into the forest to look for animal tracks and other signs.

Getting some preliminary information to understand what kind of signs they must look for while tracking animals.

Getting some preliminary information to understand what kind of signs they must look for while tracking animals.

Living next to a forest of tigers, sloth bears, monitor lizards proves to be a very exciting. However, it’s always advisable to know your environment and its residents.

It appears that they found something worth a second look!

It appears that they found something worth a second look!

Students taking notes on their observations.

Students taking notes on their observations.

The students learnt to track wildlife and understand animal behavior by examining pug marks, scat, trails, scents, scratch marks and other tell tale signs.

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