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Monthly archives for October, 2015

Taking off with a Sandhill Crane

Taking off with a Sandhill Crane

Marty’s photo of the day #1576: Good morning! I’m at the Tampa International Airport, getting ready to head back to Montana, after a really fun college speaking tour. I photographed this sandhill crane two days ago, when I was out exploring. Now that I’m about to cram myself into a packed airplane, I long to […]

Getting lost with a Gopher Tortoise

Getting lost with a Gopher Tortoise

Marty’s photo of the day #1575: My two most disliked sensations are feeling sticky and feeling lost. Today, I got totally lost in the Jay B. Starkey Wilderness Park (an hour north of Tampa). I had two trail maps, which were absolutely worthless and didn’t even match. On top of it, I left my GPS […]

Black Bear Cub

Black Bear Cub

Marty’s photo of the day #1573: Good morning from the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport! I am on my way to Florida, for a couple of college speaking engagements. Since I hope my photos for the rest of the week will include animals I find between shows, here’s one from Montana: a black bear cub that […]

Black flying fox

Black flying fox

Marty’s photo of the day #1572: This is Annie, the black flying fox. (Photographed in Queensland, Australia)

Apostlebird

Apostlebird

Marty’s photo of the day #1570: I photographed this Apostlebird in Queensland, Australia. The bird gets its name because people claim to see it most frequently in groups of twelve.

You’d be safer with a pack of wolves

You’d be safer with a pack of wolves

In the United States, you could stand in the midst of a pack of wolves, swim with a shark, and then camp near a grizzly bear and her cubs—all within 24 hours—and still statistically have a better chance of living than if you spent that same day at a school. People in other countries look […]

Golden Eagle

Golden Eagle

Marty’s photo of the day #1569: I don’t often see golden eagles, much less get a chance to photograph one in flight. This shot is from earlier this summer, in southwestern Montana. I had to crop this photo a bit, so it’s not as crisp as I would like. But hey—it’s a golden eagle!

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