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The lucky buck

The lucky buck

Marty’s photo of the day #2382: You are looking at either the smartest or the luckiest deer in Montana. My wife and I live on 25 acres of forested land at the foot of the mountains, and all around are neighbors on similar plots of land. To put it another way, the property we own […]

Our 25-acre refuge from gunfire

Our 25-acre refuge from gunfire

Marty’s photo of the day #2311: Deb and I keep the 25 acres we own around our house as natural as possible. Our goal is to give the animals a safe spot they can come to—especially during the fall hunting season, when we are surrounded by gunfire. Each year the wildlife we see changes. One […]

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?” […]

Slob Hunters

Slob Hunters

Marty’s photo of the day #1904: One of the biggest reasons I dislike hunting is because of slob hunters. And, of course, no one ever admits to being a slob hunter! It’s always “someone else.” Two sights while Deb and I were in Utah in late August didn’t do anything to change my opinion. When […]

S is for Seal

S is for Seal

Marty’s photo of the day #1473: It’s “Animals A thru Z Month.” Each day in June, I will post an animal I’ve photographed—somewhere in the world—in alphabetical order. S is for Seal. Female Antarctic fur seals weigh up to 150 pounds and males up to 460 pounds. Antarctic fur seals were hunted to near extinction, […]

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