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Tufted Titmouse Plucking a Raccoon

10,000 Birds

There are many tales of a Tufted Titmouse taking hair from humans to use as nest-lining material. Watching a titmouse take hairs from a human is something I have always longed to see but I never considered how cool it might be to see a titmouse take hair from another creature.

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People of a Feather

10,000 Birds

Sure enough, I looked up to see a pair of yellow-bellied marmots, big woodchuck-esque creatures with adorable nose patches, come bounding and sliding down the steep, sparsely-tree range above the trail. But global climate change is by no means the only way that humans can throw a wrench into those gears.