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Alaska Scenic

Alaska Scenic

Marty’s photo of the day #3279: Today we go scenic, with a photo I took in Alaska, well north of the Arctic Circle.

Demonstrating social distance

Demonstrating social distance

Marty’s photo of the day #3190: This is my wife, Deb, north of the Arctic Circle, demonstrating social distance. Other than me behind the camera, there was likely no other person within fifty miles. The two of us were talking last night, and life during the COVID-19 pandemic won’t change much for us. We live […]

Think pleasant thoughts

Think pleasant thoughts

Marty’s photo of the day #2946: When you think of the Arctic, the first thing that pops into your mind is most likely “cold.” Well, that was until Republicans started their 40 years-and-counting War On The Environment. Now you might think of human-induced melting polar ice, oil spills, and starving polar bears (thanks Ronald Reagan!). […]

First ever photo of a tundra taipan!

First ever photo of a tundra taipan!

Marty’s photo of the day #2501: You are looking at the rarest snake in the world—the elusive tundra taipan! Scientists didn’t believe that snakes could survive north of the Arctic Circle until I documented it with this photograph, taken less than a mile from the Arctic Ocean. It is believed that the tundra taipan’s venom […]

Being artsy

Being artsy

Marty’s photo of the day #2233: I don’t remember much about this photo, except that I took it in Canada, north of the Arctic Circle, and I was trying to be artsy.

An Arctic Ground Squirrel on a Gorgeous Day

An Arctic Ground Squirrel on a Gorgeous Day

Marty’s photo of the day #2070: This is an Arctic ground squirrel that I photographed on a stunning day, a little north of the Arctic Circle in Alaska.

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