Tracking on a track

Aussie123

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Tracks are a great way to see what sorts of animal are in an area.
Although we’ve had a fair bit of rain, the local creek was still just a trickle, but the puddles on the roads seem to have stayed.

Many animals use human roads to get about, because they represent an easy way to get through scrub and bush. Puddles often result is soft mud, which will hold prints nicely, but also afford an opportunity for a drink.

It would have been quite easy to drive through the mud and water, but before I proceeded I got out for a look :
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Just a minute’s observation revealed some “old” deer tracks :
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About 1km away, some old scat. I heard a couple of distinct "honks" nearby - a sambar alarm call. They must have been very close but I couldn't see them or pick up any fresh scat.
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