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Lion on the hunt

Lion on the hunt

Marty’s photo of the day #2379: I watched this lion and two others hunt Cape buffalo in Zimbabwe. The lions didn’t make a kill during the hour I was there, but hunting isn’t simple when you are a lion. Perhaps she and her hunting party had success later that evening.

Watch out for the man-eating trees!

Watch out for the man-eating trees!

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 […]

Killing exotic animals doesn’t make you a man.

Killing exotic animals doesn’t make you a man.

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 […]

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