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A cold spotted frog

A cold spotted frog

Marty’s photo of the day #3290: Animals amaze me. This past weekend, Deb and I rented a Forest Service cabin in the mountains that sat at about 6,500 feet. While lower elevations in Montana saw a comfortable weekend, there were times we were shivering—even while wearing multiple layers of clothes. In fact, a snowstorm hit […]

Guánica State Forest, Puerto Rico

Guánica State Forest, Puerto Rico

Marty’s photo of the day #2326: This photo from Puerto Rico demonstrates the effect of the island’s interior mountains. Most of Puerto Rico has a tropical climate, with rainforests, but the Guánica State Forest, on the southwestern side of the island, is dry, as the mountains block much of the rain. Here the cacti grow […]

Puffball mushroom or alien egg?

Puffball mushroom or alien egg?

Marty’s photo of the day #2225: Here’s another photograph from last weekend, hiking in the mountains. Is it a puffball mushroom or an alien egg that will hatch into some hideous monster? I’m just not sure.

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