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Animals A to Z. The Letter H

Animals A to Z. The Letter H

Marty’s photo of the day #2619: It’s “Animals A thru Z Month.” Each day in August, I will post an animal I’ve photographed—somewhere in the world—in alphabetical order. H is for Hippopotamus. As most people know, hippos are big. But rather than give you size and weight specifics, imagine this: When Deb and I were […]

Why are Muslim killers worse than Christian killers?

Why are Muslim killers worse than Christian killers?

On September 11, 2001, 2,996 people died as a result of a terrorist attack by 19 Muslims. On May 4, 2017, 217 Christian Republican congressmen and women cheered as they signed death warrants for numbers of people that will dwarf the numbers who died in 9/11. They even signed death warrants for people who haven’t […]

Hippo Canoe and Zimbabwe Too!

Hippo Canoe and Zimbabwe Too!

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 […]

Hippos Attack! Humans Laugh!

Hippos Attack! Humans Laugh!

Marty’s photo of the day #1777: It’s “CC, HP: ESC Month,” featuring photos and excerpts from my first book, Cool Creatures, Hot Planet: Exploring the Seven Continents. As many of you know, Deb and I were attacked by a hippo in Zimbabwe. For those who have yet to hear the story, below in an excerpt […]

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