ISBN: 9781933392547 Year Added to Catalog: 2007 Book Format: Paperback Book Art: Illustrations Dimensions: 6 x 9 Number of Pages: 240 pages Book Publisher: Chelsea Green Publishing Old ISBN: 1933392541 Release Date: February 16, 2007 Web Product ID: 166
"When I come upon an animal's tracks in the woods, I find myself moving back against the animal's direction to trace where it started from," Ted Levin writes in Backtracking: The Way of a Naturalist. He also traces his own development as a naturalist from his boyhood roots on suburban Long Island to his present life in northern New England. Along the way he introduces us to all sorts of wild creatures--from red-backed salamanders, cicadas, and rattlesnakes to manatees, coyotes, and bald eagles.
About the Authors
A former Bronx Zoo zoologist and college professor, Ted Levin is the author of Blood Brook: A Naturalistís Home Ground and Liquid Land: A Journey Through the Everglades, which won the coveted Burroughs Medal in 2004. Levin has been a commentator for Vermont Public Radio since 1997. He lives in Thetford, Vermont. ...