This 1.5-2 inch-wide hole was 14 inches deep before angling off to the side. The clean hole lacks any food debris or throw mound of excavated material
a characteristic of the eastern chipmunk's burrow entrance. MIKE BOTTINI
This 3.5 inch-long track with two of the three front toes positioned very close together is the right foot of a crow. MIKE BOTTINI
George Leoniak explains how to age deer into one of three general age classes by the number of teeth. MIKE BOTTINI
Evaluator George Leoniak points to a deer "chew" where saliva and scent are left on a branch hanging over an old deer scrape; on the trunk under his forearm is a buck antler rub. MIKE BOTTINI
Juliana Duryea and Ben Faraone of Sag Harbor examine a flying squirrel den and latrine. MIKE BOTTINI
A gray squirrel has "tapped" this maple tree and will return to lick the nutrient-rich sap that will soon flow from the wound. MIKE BOTTINI
Recognizing insect sign was included in the workshop. This foam-like
spherical egg case is that of the Chinese praying
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