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Animal friends

Animal friends

Sea of Cortez sunset

Sea of Cortez sunset

Marty’s photo of the day #3971: Sunset at a cove, along the Sea of Cortez in Mexico.

Sea lion greeting party

Sea lion greeting party

Marty’s photo of the day #3967: A sea lion greeting party. (Photographed in the Sea of Cortez, Mexico)

For those who refuse to grow up . . .

For those who refuse to grow up . . .

Marty’s photo of the day #3898: For those who refuse to grow up: ‘Oh, look! The cactus has pubic hair!” (Photographed in Mexico

Sea lions personalities

Sea lions personalities

Marty’s photo of the day #3890: Sure, it’s anthropomorphizing, but every sea lion in this photo seems to be projecting a different personality. I especially love the baby and what appears to be her concerned mother, leaning forward. (Photographed on a tiny island in the Sea of Cortez, Mexico)

Night Heron

Night Heron

Marty’s photo of the day #3857: Night heron, photographed in Mexico.

Brandt’s cormorant

Brandt’s cormorant

Marty’s photo of the day #3818: Here is a Brandt’s cormorant that I photographed in the Sea of Cortez (Mexico).

The Brandt’s Cormorant Trio

The Brandt’s Cormorant Trio

Marty’s photo of the day #3778: Here is a trio of Brandt’s cormorants that I photographed on a rocky island in the Sea of Cortez (Mexico).

Vulture

Vulture

Marty’s photo of the day #3776: I photographed this vulture on an early morning, near the Sea of Cortez, in Mexico.

Mexico Loon

Mexico Loon

Marty’s photo of the day #3711: A loon, on a river, in Mexico.

Brown pelican

Brown pelican

Marty’s photo of the day #3579: Brown pelican, on the Sea of Cortez, in Mexico.

Ravens

Ravens

Marty’s photo of the day #3575: Ravens at sunrise in Mexico.

Playing with octopuses

Playing with octopuses

Marty’s photo of the day #3489: This is one of the two octopuses Deb and I played with while visiting the Sea of Cortez in Mexico. The story of our octopus adventure will appear in my sixth book, Hits, Heathens, and Hippos: Stories from an Agent, Activist, and Adventurer. That book is ready to go, […]

Sea lions don’t socially distance!

Sea lions don’t socially distance!

Marty’s photo of the day #3478: Someday, late this year, we won’t have to socially distance either. (Sea lions, photographed in the Sea of Cortez, Mexico)

Sunset on the Sea of Cortez

Sunset on the Sea of Cortez

Marty’s photo of the day #3474: Sunset along the Sea of Cortez in Mexico.

Spotted round ray

Spotted round ray

Marty’s photo of the day #3366: Today we go to the Sea of Cortez in Mexico for a little underwater photography. This is a spotted round ray.

The pelican dive

The pelican dive

Marty’s photo of the day #3331: This is a brown pelican in mid-dive. Photographed on the Sea of Cortez, Mexico.

Western Gulls

Western Gulls

Marty’s photo of the day #3307: Western gulls, photographed on a tiny island in the Sea of Cortez (Mexico).

Baja California Peninsula

Baja California Peninsula

Marty’s photo of the day #3262: Here’s a scenic shot of the Baja California Peninsula and the Sea of Cortez (Mexico).

Holding an octopus

Holding an octopus

Marty’s photo of the day #3254: My wife, Deb, holds an octopus in the Sea of Cortez (Mexico).

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