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If . . . (part 11)

If . . . (part 11)

If Donald Trump Jr. doesn’t have to go to jail for colluding with the Russians, can we at least send him back to Africa until he eats every last piece of the leopard and elephant he killed to get his rocks off?

Why did the elephant cross the road?

Why did the elephant cross the road?

Marty’s photo of the day #2235: Why did the elephant cross the road? (Photographed on the island of Borneo).

Elephant

Elephant

Marty’s photo of the day #1925: My photos over the last month or so have been pretty much United States-based. I think it’s time to dig back into my international photos. Here’s an elephant that I photographed in Zimbabwe.

The Twister Elephant

The Twister Elephant

Marty’s photo of the day #1879: This isn’t one of my better elephant photos, but it is one of my more memorable. While hiking across Mana Pools National Park in Zimbabwe, we came across a wetlands area, occupied by a Nile crocodile. The crocodile was about four-feet long, and my inner Steve Irwin convinced me […]

Mud Slinging

Mud Slinging

Marty’s photo of the day #1832: This is a close-up of an elephant having a snack after a mud bath.

Has he survived?

Has he survived?

Marty’s photo of the day #1827: With all the poaching done in Zimbabwe, I can’t help wondering every time I look at my elephant photos, if that particular animal is still alive. Hopefully this big guy has been crafty enough to escape the evil men with guns.

How to photograph a charging elephant

How to photograph a charging elephant

Marty’s photo of the day #1755: It’s “CC, HP: ESC Month,” featuring photos and excerpts from my first book, Cool Creatures, Hot Planet: Exploring the Seven Continents. Today’s photo is from Borneo, and the be low excerpt from my book tells the story of this shot (Stephen is our guide from the Dusun Segama tribe): […]

Watch out for flying snakes!

Watch out for flying snakes!

Marty’s photo of the day #1698: It’s Borneo Week. All week long I will be featuring photos from Deb’s and my adventure on the third largest island in the world. Today’s photo is best explained with a short excerpt from my book, “Cool Creatures, Hot Planet” (Note: Stephen is our guide from the Dusun Segama […]

Old Bull Elephant

Old Bull Elephant

Marty’s photo of the day #1636: When Deb and I hiked 53 miles across Mana Pools National Park, in Zimbabwe, our guide kept us very close. But toward the end of the journey, he let me get away with a short hike out on my own. It was then that I encountered this big old […]

Elephant in Zimbabwe

Elephant in Zimbabwe

Marty’s photo of the day #1585: I photographed this muddy elephant while hiking in Zimbabwe, several years ago.

E is for Elephant

E is for Elephant

Marty’s photo of the day #1457: 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. I’ll post the letter “E,” and three others, twice (with different animals) to fill out the month. E is for Elephant. Did you know that elephants can’t […]

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