I couldn’t track an elephant through a forest, but along the muddy Spring banks of the Yukon, tracks are relatively easy to find and they are quite distinct. Wild animals do frequent the village. I have seen lynx just behind our school in the spring. Snowshoe and ptarmigan tracks are everywhere. Even bears occasionally wander inside although the village dogs usually frighten them away. I found these down along the riverbank just after the spring flood receded. They are about three inches long, probably made by a village dog although coyote tracks are similar.