Marty’s photo of the day #2549: When Deb and I canoed the Zambezi River in Zimbabwe, we passed roughly 1,500 hippos in three days. This wasn’t the hippo that bit through our canoe.
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Marty’s photo of the day #2393: This is me, looking through the hole in Deb’s and my canoe, after a hippo bit through it. If you haven’t heard the hippo attack story before, here’s a short excerpt from my first book, Cool Creatures, Hot Planet: Exploring the Seven Continents, which explains what happened: Deb […]
Marty’s photo of the day #1805: I photographed this hippo while canoeing in Zimbabwe. After being attacked by a hippo, you might think that I wouldn’t like hippos. But I love hippos! They’re goofy looking, and they have this great, deep laugh that goes “Ha! Ha! Hawwww!” And the hippo that bit through Deb’s and […]
Marty’s photo of the day #1799: When I speak at colleges, students often ask me what was the most dangerous creature we encountered during our 53-mile hike across Mana Pools National Park in Zimbabwe. Was it hippos, crocodiles, elephants, lions, or Cape Buffalo? Sure they are all dangerous, but what we really had to watch […]
Marty’s photo of the day #1750: 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 shows Deb and me laughing, after we were attacked by a hippo in Zimbabwe. The below excerpt from my book documents what happened. Enjoy!: Deb and […]
Marty’s photo of the day #1511: Here’s a photo from my trophy room. My trophy room also has elephants, hippos, moose, zebras, deadly snakes, crocodiles, monkeys, and other exotic animals. Unlike members of the Safari Club (and certain dentists), I’m a sexually secure person, who doesn’t need to kill my trophies to get an erection […]
I have written a new book, Endangered Edens, which is coming out in January 2016. I start that book with this dedication: “I dedicate this book to environmental heroes everywhere: you may not have holidays named in your honor, and strangers may not approach you in airports to thank you for your service, but the […]