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Animals A to Z. The Letter C

Animals A to Z. The Letter C

Marty’s photo of the day #2614: 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. C is for Cape Buffalo. What is the most dangerous animal in the African bush? Some people say lions, but nature guides say Cape buffalo. As one […]

Lions in grass

Lions in grass

Marty’s photo of the day #1766: It’s “CC, HP: ESC Month,” featuring photos and excerpts from my first book, Cool Creatures, Hot Planet: Exploring the Seven Continents. Today’s photo is from Zimbabwe, and the below excerpt from my book tells the story of the shot: “Lions!” announced Humphrey in a hushed shout. Everyone wanted to […]

I loved it as a kid, but now it makes me cringe.

I loved it as a kid, but now it makes me cringe.

Anyone who follows my book reviews knows that I only give five-star reviews. Not that all the books I read are worthy of five stars—far from it—it’s just that as a busy author myself, I don’t have time to review books unless they warrant five-stars. I’m going to make the exception here and give this […]

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