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Look closely . . .

Look closely . . .

Marty’s photo of the day #2683: I took this photo in Canada’s Northwest Territories. If you look carefully, you can see hundreds of Porcupine caribou, in the midst of their 800 mile-long migration—the longest of any land animal. Later, Deb and I would meet up with the caribou and hike with them for a short […]

The longest migration on Earth

The longest migration on Earth

Marty’s photo of the day #2594: This is a tiny segment of the Porcupine caribou migration. These caribou migrate between Canada and the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska. Their 800 mile-long migration is the longest of any land animal on Earth. Now that the Republican cult and Rut Leader Trump have opened up the […]

The Porcupine Caribou Migration

The Porcupine Caribou Migration

Marty’s photo of the day #2059: In my college show, “Around the World in 90 Minutes,” I talk about greedy oil companies and politicians who lobby to drill in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge by claiming that the Arctic is just a “bunch of nothing.” Then I show a series of photos that demonstrates just […]

Hiking with the herd

Hiking with the herd

Marty’s photo of the day #1680: Yesterday’s photo was of a Dall sheep in the Yukon Territory. Today we stay in the far north and go hiking with the Porcupine caribou migration. These caribou go on the longest migration of any land animal on Earth. They start in Canada and work their way northwest to […]

The longest land migration in action

The longest land migration in action

Marty’s photo of the day #1521: You are looking at more than just a pretty landscape. If you look closely, you will see what appears to be a long string of dots. Those are members of the Porcupine caribou herd. This herd partakes in the longest migration of any land animal on earth: 700+ miles. […]

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