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Anaconda dreams

Anaconda dreams

Marty’s photo of the day #3545: A full-grown anaconda can weigh up to 500 pounds, qualifying it as the world’s heaviest snake. It can also reach 28 feet in length. This one wasn’t quite that big. Okay, it wasn’t even big enough to do damage to anything larger than a rat. Still, it was an […]

Watch out, Bernie!

Watch out, Bernie!

Marty’s photo of the day #3498: “Watch out for that giant anaconda, Bernie!”

No! Note this side!

No! Note this side!

Marty’s photo of the day #2956: This anaconda photo appears in my first book, “Cool Creatures, Hot Planet: Exploring the Seven Continents.” Oh, and the anaconda bit me after I took this shot. It wasn’t a serious bite, but it did draw blood and let me know that she didn’t appreciate me photographing her on […]

A Rodent’s Last View

A Rodent’s Last View

Marty’s photo of the day #2702: For Halloween, I thought I’d post the scariest photo in my collection. . . . Okay, you can’t see that one because, well, I’m in it. Okay, this one. . . . No, I’m in that one too. Humph. . . . Okay this is the scariest photo that […]

Artsy anaconda

Artsy anaconda

Marty’s photo of the day #2556: Today we go artsy with a “Study in Gold and Brown.” This is an anaconda surfacing for a breath in the Amazon Rainforest of Peru.

Anaconda

Anaconda

Marty’s photo of the day #2337: I photographed this anaconda in the Amazon Rainforest of Peru. Note the cloudy eyes—the snake is just a few days away from shedding her skin.

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