Marty’s photo of the day #4319: Leaf-mimic katydid, photographed in the Amazon Rainforest of Peru.
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The world is a scary place . . .
Marty’s photo of the day #4311: The world is a scary place, when you’re a tiny tree frog. (Photographed in the Amazon Rainforest of Peru)
Amazon River water taxi
Marty’s photo of the day #4293: This is a water taxi that goes up and down the Amazon River. If you blow the picture way up, you can see that it is overflowing with people. Not my idea of fun ride! (Photographed in Peru)
Amazon tree boa
Marty’s photo of the day #4226: Just hanging out in a Yagua village (Amazon Rainforest of Peru), holding a baby pygmy marmoset. The marmoset belonged to a young girl, and I paid her a T-shirt for the privilege of holding her pet for a few minutes.
Jewel of the Amazon
Marty’s photo of the day #4208: Here’s a photo from my first book, Cool Creatures, Hot Planet: Exploring the Seven Continents. It’s a giant ceiba borer beetle, photographed in the Amazon Rainforest of Peru.
Marty’s photo of the day #4202: This is an outtake from the photoshoot for the cover of my first book, Cool Creatures, Hot Planet: Exploring the Seven Continents. Yes, that is a real tailless whip scorpion on my forehead. They are mostly harmless, but having them crawl all over my face for the photoshoot tickled. […]
Inspired by the Yagua
Marty’s photo of the day #4195: Hanging out for a few hours with members of the Yagua tribe along a tributary of the Amazon River was a big event for both visitors and residents. Deb and I brought the children harmonicas, T-shirts, and bubbles, and in return we got to walk through their village and […]
The coolest frog in the rainforest
Marty’s photo of the day #4185: Here’s a photo from my second trip to the Amazon Rainforest of Peru. This is me with the coolest frog in the rainforest—a monkey frog. My wife, Deb, gets credit for this photo.
Evening along the Amazon
Harlequin frog (likely)
Marty’s photo of the day #4070: I photographed this frog in the Amazon rainforest of Peru. Identifying this frog has been troublesome. I found a few matches on the internet, captioned as a “harlequin frog,” so that’s what I’m going to call it. If the ID is correct, this is a variety of poison dart […]
Hello Mr. Anaconda
Marty’s photo of the day #4033: “Well, hello Mr. Anaconda!” I photographed this anaconda in the Amazon Rainforest of Peru. His cloudy eyes indicate that he will shed his skin in a few days.
Poison dart frog
Iquitos town square
Marty’s photo of the day #4025: This is the town square of Iquitos, Peru. Shot at night, using the infrared setting on my camera.