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From the co-pilot’s seat

From the co-pilot’s seat

Marty’s photo of the day #4238: I shot this photo from the co-pilot’s seat of a tiny airplane (called a Helio), heading north over the Brooks Range, on the way to the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. This short excerpt, from my second book, Endangered Edens: Exploring the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Costa Rica, the Everglades, […]

Red fox

Red fox

Marty’s photo of the day #4223: I photographed this red fox in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. A slightly different version of this photo appears in my second book, Endangered Edens: Exploring the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Costa Rica, the Everglades, and Puerto Rico.

An alligator between my legs

An alligator between my legs

Marty’s photo of the day #4200: This short excerpt from my second book—Endangered Edens: Exploring the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Costa Rica, the Everglades, and Puerto Rico—explains the shot: Most of the water I had seen up to this point had been clear, but the pond where I released the Everglades rat snake was covered […]

Impressive camouflage

Impressive camouflage

Marty’s photo of the day #4051: Photographed in the Everglades, this little lizard demonstrates impressive camouflage. This photo also appears in my second book, Endangered Edens: Exploring the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Costa Rica, the Everglades, and Puerto Rico.

Squirrel cuckoo

Squirrel cuckoo

Marty’s photo of the day #4050: I photographed this squirrel cuckoo in Costa Rica. Yes, brown birds can be just as beautiful as those with bright colors. This photo also appears in my second book, Endangered Edens: Exploring the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Costa Rica, the Everglades, and Puerto Rico.

Wolf Track

Wolf Track

Marty’s photo of the day #4049: Wolf track vs. woman’s hand, photographed in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge of Alaska. This photo also appears in my second book, Endangered Edens: Exploring the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Costa Rica, the Everglades, and Puerto Rico.

Little Green Heron

Little Green Heron

Marty’s photo of the day #4048: I photographed this little green heron in the Everglades. This photo also appears in my second book, Endangered Edens: Exploring the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Costa Rica, the Everglades, and Puerto Rico.

Marty Essen signed book special!

Marty Essen signed book special!

Signed books make great holiday gifts! Beginning today, I am offering a signed book special. Here are the prices: Cool Creatures, Hot Planet: Exploring the Seven Continents: $19.95 Endangered Edens: Exploring the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Costa Rica, the Everglades, and Puerto Rico: $19.95 Time Is Irreverent: $14.95 Time Is Irreverent 2: Jesus Christ, Not […]

Toucan

Toucan

Marty’s photo of the day #3464: A high-resolution version of this toucan photo appears in my second book, Endangered Edens: Exploring the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Costa Rica, the Everglades, and Puerto Rico. (Photographed in Costa Rica.)