Deer Tracks Invade the Big City

Deer Tracks in New YorkDeer tracks in the middle of New York City? Kodiak bear prints in downtown Boston? Wolf tracks in Montreal?

Are wild animals moving in on some of the East Coast’s biggest cities?

Not exactly.

Mixed media artist Maskull Lasserre has been creating animal tracks in the snow in urban areas, including Montreal, Ottawa, Boston and New York, over the last two years as part of an exhibition called “Outliers (Trace).” The artist uses shoes fitted with rubber reproductions of animal paws to make the tracks. Lasserre says the exhibition creates “an experience that lies outside the familiar encounters of our urban environment.”

Read more on Deer & Deer Hunting’s sister publication, The Trapper & Predator Caller’s website.