Negative Space of Canine Track
Negative Space of a Canine Track

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Negative Spaces
The spaces between the pads of a foot or a track made by a foot.
Includes interdigital space, but also the spaces between heel pad and toe pads.
The study of shape and size of negative spaces is a very useful, but arguably under-used, tool of the tracker.
Cf. interdigital space