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As far as I know, humans are the only animals that use visual references to track prey that is not immediately visible to them.

Do any other animals do this?

I'm not referring to stalking prey that the predator already has in sight, like many big cats do, and not tracking prey, that is out of sight, by scent or other means, before switching to visual before the final attack.

Are there any other animals that primarily use visual information, such as tracks, shed fur, broken foliage, disturbed earth, etc., to follow or approach a prey animal that they can't already see?

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