Marty’s photo of the day #2358: Here’s an orangutan, photographed on the island of Borneo.
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Marty’s photo of the day #2305: I photographed these orphaned baby orangutans while night-hiking through an orangutan rehabilitation facility in Borneo. These babies were supposed to be secured in pens at night, but they had escaped. And obviously the idea of escaping was much more exciting than the reality of heading for the rainforest, alone, […]
Marty’s photo of the day #2093: Greetings from the Detroit International Airport! This is my second time through Detroit this week. In a few minutes, I catch a flight up to Saginaw. I have a show at Mid Michigan Community College in Harrison tomorrow morning. Then Sunday, on the way home, I go through Detroit […]
Marty’s photo of the day #1762: 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 Borneo, the third largest island in the world. This is a male orangutan, and here are a few orangutan facts, lifted from my book: […]
Marty’s photo of the day #1701: It’s Borneo Week. All week long I will be featuring photos from Deb’s and my adventure on the third largest island in the world. Below is a short excerpt from my book, Cool Creatures, Hot Planet, explaining the plight of the orangutan: Orangutans are the world’s largest tree-dwelling animals. […]
Marty’s photo of the day #1469: It’s “Animals A thru Z Month.” Each day in June, I will post an animal I’ve photographed—somewhere in the world—in alphabetical order. O is for Orangutan. Orangutans are the world’s largest tree-dwelling animals. In the Malay language, orangutan means “man of the forest.” Considering that they share 96.4 percent […]