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Deer photo bomb

Deer photo bomb

Marty’s photo of the day #2412: There are actually two deer in this photo, but the photo-bomber in the rear makes the subject appear to have two tails.

The lucky buck

The lucky buck

Marty’s photo of the day #2382: You are looking at either the smartest or the luckiest deer in Montana. My wife and I live on 25 acres of forested land at the foot of the mountains, and all around are neighbors on similar plots of land. To put it another way, the property we own […]

Blurry photo captures tribble

Blurry photo captures tribble

Marty’s photo of the day #2351: I moved my motion-sensing camera to a spot I’ve never tried before. The land surrounding our house has tons of animal trails through it, but I never know for sure what animals use a particular trail until I view the photos. This new spot is going to be a […]

Our 25-acre refuge from gunfire

Our 25-acre refuge from gunfire

Marty’s photo of the day #2311: Deb and I keep the 25 acres we own around our house as natural as possible. Our goal is to give the animals a safe spot they can come to—especially during the fall hunting season, when we are surrounded by gunfire. Each year the wildlife we see changes. One […]

Crossing the same path three times

Crossing the same path three times

Marty’s photo of the day #2290: Here’s another photo from the motion-sensing camera in my front yard. I almost didn’t post this one, as it was dusk when the bear walked by, and I had to digitally increase the light to make the photo presentable. This shot may be lacking some in detail, but it’s […]

The bone thief

The bone thief

Marty’s photo of the day #2201: As posted previously, I have my motion-sensing camera set over a dead deer on our property, 200 feet below our house. The deer is now in its final phase of going back to nature. The vultures have finished with it, and all that is left is for our dog, […]

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