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Along the Macal River

Along the Macal River

Marty’s photo of the day #2684: I took this photo while canoeing on the Macal River in Belize. Iguanas, like this one, live in the trees along the riverbank.

Animals A to Z. The Letter V

Animals A to Z. The Letter V

Marty’s photo of the day #2633: It’s “Animals A thru Z Month.” Each day in August, I will post an animal I’ve photographed—somewhere in the world—in alphabetical order. V is for Vampire Bat. Vampire bats are often exterminated when humans move into their territory. The bats are holding their own, for now, but they’re a […]

Animals A to Z. The Letter A

Animals A to Z. The Letter A

Marty’s photo of the day #2612: It’s “Animals A thru Z Month.” Each day in August, I will post an animal I’ve photographed—somewhere in the world—in alphabetical order. The name of every animal must start with the letter, and no letters will be skipped. Yes, I have photographed an animal with a name that begins […]

First light in Belize

First light in Belize

Marty’s photo of the day #2610: First light on the Turneffe Islands of Belize.

Jabiru stork

Jabiru stork

Marty’s photo of the day #2449: This is a jabiru stork, the largest stork in the Western Hemisphere. (Photographed in Belize)

The United States and its allies will never kill “the last terrorist.”

The United States and its allies will never kill “the last terrorist.”

The United States and its allies will never kill “the last terrorist.” Middle Eastern terrorists will continue to attack us and our allies, as long as we have a military presence in the Middle East. If you doubt that statement, look up how many times ISIS, Al-Qaeda, or other such groups have attacked Costa Rica […]

A jaguar . . . really close

A jaguar . . . really close

Marty’s photo of the day #2278: I bet you’ve never seen a jaguar this close before. And those who know me, know that I don’t photograph dead animals—unless it’s for political/journalist purposes. This jaguar is most definitely alive. . . . Okay, he was at the Belize zoo, which is one of the most unique, […]

No Skinny-Dipping with the Crocs!

No Skinny-Dipping with the Crocs!

Marty’s photo of the day #1748: April is going to be a great, but exhausting, month for me, as I will be performing shows in Illinois, Wisconsin, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Nebraska. Several times I’ll have multiple events in a day, and from April 5 thru 22 I’ll only have one day off. […]

V is for Vampire Bat

V is for Vampire Bat

Marty’s photo of the day #1476: It’s “Animals A thru Z Month.” Each day in June, I will post an animal I’ve photographed—somewhere in the world—in alphabetical order. V is for Vampire Bat. Vampire bats are often exterminated when humans move into their territory. The bats are holding their own, for now, but they’re a […]

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