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Better than the Zombie Liar

Better than the Zombie Liar

Marty’s photo of the day #2352: I was going through my photos, trying to come up with something scary to post today, but now that we have a Zombie Liar in the White House, it’s hard to come up with anything creepier. Eventually I came across this leaf mimic katydid from the Amazon Rainforest. It’s […]

Leaf-mimic katydid

Leaf-mimic katydid

Marty’s photo of the day #2304: Here’s a leaf-mimic katydid. Photographed in the Amazon Rainforest of Peru.

A tiny, epic battle

A tiny, epic battle

Marty’s photo of the day #2279: Nature isn’t always pretty. While in Costa Rica, Deb and I witnessed an epic battle between a four-lined ameiva lizard and a large katydid. One wouldn’t expect the katydid to have a chance, but it was obviously releasing some sort of bad-tasting chemical. Each time we thought the lizard […]

Katydid

Katydid

Marty’s photo of the day #2266: I photographed this Katydid in Costa Rica. You can find this katydid, as well as several other unusual katydids, in my second book, “Endangered Edens: Exploring the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Costa Rica, the Everglades, and Puerto Rico.”

Can you find the katydid?

Can you find the katydid?

Marty’s photo of the day #2135: If you are looking at this on a small smartphone screen, it won’t appear to be much. If you can, enlarge the photo and find the katydid (photographed in the Amazon Rainforest).

Katydid from Outer Pace

Katydid from Outer Pace

Marty’s photo of the day #1712: I hadn’t started this week out with a theme in mind, but I rediscovered a bunch of cool macro shots from my second trip to the Amazon Rainforest. So we’ll stick with those for the rest of the week. I’m not sure how this will look on a small […]

Leaf-mimic Katydid

Leaf-mimic Katydid

Marty’s photo of the day #1711: I hadn’t started this week out with a theme in mind, but I rediscovered a bunch of cool macro shots from my second trip to the Amazon Rainforest. So we’ll stick with those for the rest of the week. Here’s an extreme close-up of a leaf-mimic katydid.

Leaf-mimic mantis

Leaf-mimic mantis

Marty’s photo of the day #1650: This is a leaf-mimic mantis from the Amazon Rainforest in Peru.

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