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Playing with humpbacks

Playing with humpbacks

Marty’s photo of the day #3256: I took this picture off the coast of Antarctica. On this glorious day, the humpback whales played with the Zodiac Deb and I were in. They’d come at us at a fast clip, and just when it looked like they would knock us into the water, they’d dive underneath […]

Humpback Whale

Humpback Whale

Marty’s photo of the day #3005: Humpback whale along the coast of Antarctica.

Humpback whale

Humpback whale

Marty’s photo of the day #2911: Here’s a humpback whale that I photographed off the coast of Antarctica. The whale was roughly 45 feet long.

Two humpbacks are better than one

Two humpbacks are better than one

Marty’s photo of the day #2720: What’s better than one humpback whale coming over to play? Two humpback whales coming over to play! (Photographed along the coast of Antarctica)

Playing with humpbacks

Playing with humpbacks

Marty’s photo of the day #2467: When Deb and I visited Antarctica we had several unforgettable, up-close encounters with humpback whales. I took this photo from our Zodiac (a rubber raft). On this outing, two whales played with our Zodiac—coming in above the water fast, diving under us at the last second, and surfacing on […]

Honoring endangered species, part 6

Honoring endangered species, part 6

Marty’s photo of the day #2407: This week marks the 44th Anniversary of the signing of the Endangered Species Act. Since today’s Republicans would rather worship money than do something for the greater good, it’s possible that this might be the last anniversary of the ESA. With that in mind, this week I’m featuring photos […]

Humpbacks along Antarctica

Humpbacks along Antarctica

Marty’s photo of the day #2294: This is the cost of Antarctica. And if you look closely, you will see two humpback whales.

Humpback Whale

Humpback Whale

Marty’s photo of the day #2212: Humpback whale, along the coast of Antarctica.

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