Hikers “saving” baby owls from naturally predated by a snake was publicly praised by pet welfare groups… and “animal lovers”.
The virus has brought tons of people to hiking trails all of a sudden. Good for them. But for the environment, the negative impact is escalating.
I believe most hikers have a good heart. Many are good pet owners. But they may have to learn a bit about wildlife. Here’s my 2¢.
Hong Kong is small but surprisingly rich in biodiversity. This small concrete jungle has the world’s largest owl, the most trafficked mammal, the second-largest lizard, and all that.
See more of my encounters with Hong Kong Wildlife