The secret to living lightly is to understand that we are all part of the same ecosystem. Our actions as people impact the wilderness and its inhabitants. Find out how you can soften the urban influence and help keep animals alive and well.
Sometimes a solitary young wild animal is exploring the world on his or her own, or romping with an adult supervising nearby, or waiting, while a parent is off foraging for food. Some youngsters may be even already launched into independence on his or her own. Sea mammals often leave babies on the shore to warm up for short periods of time. In these scenarios, giving the youngster space to do his or her thing is the right move.