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The many moods of ground squirrels

The many moods of ground squirrels

Marty’s photo of the day #2534: I take far more ground squirrel pictures than the average wildlife photographer, but the rodents project so many different moods. They can be funny, they can be playful, they can be serious, or, in this case, they can be artsy.

Greg Gianforte is a sadistic humanoid

Greg Gianforte is a sadistic humanoid

Marty’s photo of the day #2065: Upon seeing this photo, a normal human being will likely say something like, “Awwww look at that cute ground squirrel!” But if you are Montana’s Republican candidate for US Congress, Greg Gianforte, you would say: “What can be more fun than to spend an afternoon shooting the little rodents?” […]

Ground Squirrel Tuesday!

Ground Squirrel Tuesday!

Marty’s photo of the day #1788: Here’s your Tuesday Columbian Ground Squirrel. Or is he your Saturday Columbian Ground Squirrel? After all, I photographed him last Saturday evening. And perhaps he is a she. These ground squirrels are so versatile—they refuse to be pigeonholed into a single sex or a single day. Lucky for him/her, […]

Got any nuts?

Got any nuts?

Marty’s photo of the day #1652: “Got any nuts?”

Who does this ground squirrel remind you of?

Who does this ground squirrel remind you of?

Marty’s photo of the day #1623: This is not in any way a slight to Taylor Swift—who is not only a beautiful woman, but also a woman who deserves kudos for standing up to Sony—but still I have to say it: this ground squirrel makes me think of her. Happy Monday!

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