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Toucan

Toucan

t I photographed this toucan in Costa Rica. This photo also appears in my second book, Endangered Edens: Exploring the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Costa Rica, the Everglades, and Puerto Rico.

Where the desert meets the water

Where the desert meets the water

Marty’s photo of the day #4052: Where the desert meets the water. Guanica cacti along the coast of Puerto Rico. This photo also appears in my second book, Endangered Edens: Exploring the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Costa Rica, the Everglades, and Puerto Rico.

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.

Red Fox

Red Fox

Hecale longwing butterfly

Hecale longwing butterfly

Marty’s photo of the day #4046: You are looking at a Hecale longwing butterfly that I photographed in Costa Rica. This photo also appears in my second book, Endangered Edens: Exploring the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Costa Rica, the Everglades, and Puerto Rico.

Sunset in Costa Rica

Sunset in Costa Rica

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 […]

I’m not going to let small-minded people dictate what I writ

I’m not going to let small-minded people dictate what I writ

I published Cool Creatures, Hot Planet: Exploring the Seven Continents in 2007, Endangered Edens: Exploring the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Costa Rica, the Everglades, and Puerto Rico in 2016, Time Is Irreverent in 2018, Time Is Irreverent 2: Jesus Christ, Not Again! in 2019, Time Is Irreverent 3: Gone for 16 Seconds in 2020, and […]

White peacock butterfly

White peacock butterfly

Marty’s photo of the day #3696: Here’s a white peacock butterfly that I photographed 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.

Spider monkey

Spider monkey

Marty’s photo of the day #3688: This spider monkey photo appears in my second book, Endangered Edens: Exploring the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Costa Rica, the Everglades, and Puerto Rico.

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.)

Signed Marty Essen Books!

Signed Marty Essen Books!

Avoid the Black Friday Crowds. Signed books make special gifts! For a limited time, I’m offering free U.S. shipping on all signed books and will also include a free signed copy of Endangered Edens with every purchase of two or more books. All books are Amazon #1 best-sellers in their respective categories. Here are the […]

Going batty in Costa Rica

Going batty in Costa Rica

Marty’s photo of the day #3348: Here’s a short excerpt from my second book, Endangered Edens: Exploring the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Costa Rica, the Everglades, and Puerto Rico: When we planned our hike to the farmhouse, I immediately thought of the two-story farmhouse my grandparents had owned in northern Minnesota. I knew the Costa […]

Rainforest Boardwalk

Rainforest Boardwalk

Marty’s photo of the day #3305: Here’s and artsy photo that first appeared in my second book, Endangered Edens: Exploring the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Costa Rica, the Everglades, and Puerto Rico. It’s an old, rotten boardwalk in the Costa Rican rainforest.

Social Distancing or Asshole Guide?

Social Distancing or Asshole Guide?

Marty’s photo of the day #3301: Today’s reality changes how one views photos from the past. For instance, when viewing this photo I took while hiking in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, the thought that likely came to your mind was, “Oh! Look at all that great social distancing!” In reality, it was just our […]

Tundra plant life – extreme

Tundra plant life – extreme

Marty’s photo of the day #3227: Here’s a photo to brighten up your Monday. This is an extreme close-up of tundra plant life, photographed in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. This photo also appears in my second book, Endangered Edens: Exploring the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Costa Rica, the Everglades, and Puerto Rico.

Zebra longwing butterfly

Zebra longwing butterfly

Marty’s photo of the day #3217: I photographed this zebra longwing butterfly in the Everglades. 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.

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