Tai Moses

Get to Know Your Neighbors

Get to Know Your Neighbors

By Tai Moses A working knowledge of natural history could reduce a lot of the unintentional harm we do to wildlife. Here’s a troubling fact: many of the fawns brought to wildlife rescue centers in spring have accidentally been “kidnapped” by people who mistakenly...

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Fake Halloween Cobwebs Pose Real Threat to Birds

Fake Halloween Cobwebs Pose Real Threat to Birds

by Tai Moses Halloween and Christmas decorations can harm birds and wildlife. That's not fun. Oct. 25, 2015—One recent Halloween, a Marin family opened their door to a particularly raucous trick-or-treater only to find a live Western screech owl hanging upside-down...

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Offering Sanctuary To An Injured Adult Deer

Offering Sanctuary To An Injured Adult Deer

By Tai Moses I glanced out my kitchen window and saw a Black-tailed deer making its way down the hillside behind my home. This wasn’t unusual—a well-used deer trail looped through the neighborhood and I saw deer nearly every day —but there was something about...

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How cats and birds can peacefully coexist

How cats and birds can peacefully coexist

By Tai Moses Twenty years ago I had an orange-striped tabby named Mr. Mooney. I doted on Mr. Mooney. He was a beautiful cat: smart, affectionate—and lethal to the neighborhood birds. Every day when I came home from work, I’d brace myself before opening the front door....

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