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Cactus flower

Cactus flower

Marty’s photo of the day #2354: I photographed this cactus flower in 2013, when I was on a college speaking tour in Arizona. I had completely forgotten about it, until now.

Cactus Spines

Cactus Spines

Marty’s photo of the day #2047: As I hiked around in the Baja Peninsula desert, I was amazed at all the different species of cactus I saw. Apparently more than a dozen species thrived in the area we visited. The time of year was wrong to find many beautiful blooms, but here’s a close-up of […]

Rudy’s Cactus

Rudy’s Cactus

Marty’s photo of the day #2006: I photographed this unusual cactus in Puerto Rico. I’ve been sitting on the picture for a long time, because I hadn’t yet identified the species. I finally had a moment and looked it up. Its scientific name is Rudius giulianifus.

Gorgeous cactus

Gorgeous cactus

Marty’s photo of the day #1957: I photographed this cactus a few years ago, while exploring a desert along the Arizona-California border.

Hmmmmmm

Hmmmmmm

Marty’s photo of the day #1547: It’s “Didn’t Make the Cut Week,” featuring photos that I carefully considered for my new book, Endangered Edens (now available for pre-order on Amazon and Barnes & Noble), but decided to leave out. In my book, I deal with serious subjects, such as climate change, greedy oil companies, and […]

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