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Anhinga dance

Anhinga dance

Marty’s photo of the day #2389: Here’s a photo I took in the Everglades. Anhingas are such interesting birds. If you’ve ever watched one rhythmically moving back and forth, you know what I mean.

Metaphorically circling the GOP

Metaphorically circling the GOP

Marty’s photo of the day #2386: Readers of my by second book, “Endangered Edens: Exploring the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Costa Rica, the Everglades, and Puerto Rico,” will recognize this black vulture photo. Just think, eleven months from now millions of these will be metaphorically circling the Republican Party.

The alligator photo that didn’t make it

The alligator photo that didn’t make it

Marty’s photo of the day #2335: One of the most difficult jobs I had in working on the Everglades chapter for Endangered Edens: Exploring the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Costa Rica, the Everglades, and Puerto Rico was selecting which alligator photos to include. For animals that are unable to change their facial expressions, they still, […]

Alligator Eyes

Alligator Eyes

Marty’s photo of the day #2333: This is one of my favorite photos from my book Endangered Edens: Exploring the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Costa Rica, the Everglades, and Puerto Rico. I took it on a solo hike in the Everglades. Here’s an excerpt from my book, explaining the shot: Most of the water I […]

Hang on, Mr. Alligator!

Hang on, Mr. Alligator!

Marty’s photo of the day #2301: Here’s one of my good buddies from my Everglades adventure in 2013, working on my book Endangered Edens: Exploring the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Costa Rica, the Everglades, and Puerto Rico. Now, of course, I worry terribly about all the wildlife in the Everglades. Hang on Mr. Alligator! Stay […]

A tiny, epic battle

A tiny, epic battle

Marty’s photo of the day #2279: Nature isn’t always pretty. While in Costa Rica, Deb and I witnessed an epic battle between a four-lined ameiva lizard and a large katydid. One wouldn’t expect the katydid to have a chance, but it was obviously releasing some sort of bad-tasting chemical. Each time we thought the lizard […]

Katydid

Katydid

Marty’s photo of the day #2266: I photographed this Katydid in Costa Rica. You can find this katydid, as well as several other unusual katydids, in my second book, “Endangered Edens: Exploring the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Costa Rica, the Everglades, and Puerto Rico.”

Everglades Grasshopper

Everglades Grasshopper

Marty’s photo of the day #2265: Hmmm . . . what can I say about this guy? He liked to eat plants and jump around a lot. Oh, and he liked the Kung Fu TV series too. (Photographed in the Everglades)

Great Curassow

Great Curassow

Marty’s photo of the day #2258: Here’s a photo from my second book, Endangered Edens: Exploring the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Costa Rica, the Everglades, and Puerto Rico. This is a male great curassow, photographed in Costa Rica.

An alligator in the bush

An alligator in the bush

Marty’s photo of the day #2062: If you are walking through the Everglades and you look down and see this. Slowly back away!

Arctic Ocean Ice

Arctic Ocean Ice

Marty’s photo of the day #2060: After canoeing across the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Deb and I continued out across of a section of the Arctic Ocean. This beautiful ice chuck field was at the northernmost point of our journey. This photo is from my book, Endangered Edens: Exploring the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Costa […]

ANWR from the Air

ANWR from the Air

Marty’s photo of the day #2153: I took this photo from the window of a small charter airplane, as we left Barter Island in the Arctic Ocean and flew south over the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. A week earlier, we had camped near the lower right corner of this picture and climbed to the top […]

Larry the Alligator

Larry the Alligator

Marty’s photo of the day #2152: I named this alligator Larry, and I spent some time with him in the Everglades. This photo is also featured in my latest book, “Endangered Edens: Exploring the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Costa Rica, the Everglades, and Puerto Rico.” I named this alligator Larry, and I spent some time […]

White-lined bat

White-lined bat

Marty’s photo of the day #2111: Here’s a photo from my book, “Endangered Edens: Exploring the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Costa Rica, the Everglades, and Puerto Rico.” It’s a white-lined bat, photographed in an abandoned farmhouse in Costa Rica.

Hecale Longwing Butterfly

Hecale Longwing Butterfly

Marty’s photo of the day #2110: Here’s a photo from my book, Endangered Edens: Exploring the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Costa Rica, the Everglades, and Puerto Rico. It’s a hecale longwing butterfly, photographed in Costa Rica.

Fred the Eyelash Viper

Fred the Eyelash Viper

Marty’s photo of the day #2097: Here’s a photo from my latest book, “Endangered Edens: Exploring the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Costa Rica, the Everglades, and Puerto Rico.” This is Fred the Eyelash Viper. He hung out near the door of our cabin during the week we were in Costa Rica. He didn’t move from […]

Anhinga

Anhinga

Marty’s photo of the day #2032: Here’s an anhinga that I photographed a few years ago in the Everglades.

Riverside Wren

Riverside Wren

Marty’s photo of the day #2030: Here’s a photo from my book, Endangered Edens: Exploring the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Costa Rica, the Everglades, and Puerto Rico. It’s a riverside wren, photographed in Costa Rica.

Just like Spider-Man

Just like Spider-Man

Marty’s photo of the day #2028: This spider monkey photo is from my travels for my book Endangered Edens: Exploring the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Costa Rica, the Everglades, and Puerto Rico. This photo didn’t make my book (others from the same shoot did), as the light wasn’t quite right. Here’s a brief except from Endangered […]

Zebra Long-Wing Butterfly

Zebra Long-Wing Butterfly

Marty’s photo of the day #1953: I photographed this zebra long-wing butterfly in the Everglades. This butterfly photo and many more are in my new book, “Endangered Edens: Exploring the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Costa Rica, the Everglades, and Puerto Rico,” which is available at Amazon, Barnes and Noble, and finer book stores. Oh, god! […]

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