Marty’s photo of the day #4585: I haven’t posted this one before, because I haven’t been able to find a positive ID. Photographed in Costa Rica.
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Marty’s photos of the day #4566: Here’s a photo from my second book, “Endangered Edens: Exploring the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Costa Rica, the Everglades, and Puerto Rico.” Anole lizard, photographed in Costa Rica.
Marty’s photo of the day #4494: This is a Heliconia vaginalis (wild plantain), photographed on a night hike in Costa Rica.
Marty’s photo of the day #4439: The following short excerpt takes place in Costa Rica and is from my second book, Endangered Edens: Exploring the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Costa Rica, the Everglades, and Puerto Rico: With flashlights in hand and rubber boots on our feet (to protect against snakebites), we started down a trail […]
Marty’s photo of the day #4410: A little side-eye, from a desert tortoise. (Photographed in the Mojave Desert)
Marty’s photo of the day #4402: A baby howler monkey holds onto mom, as she climbs high into the rainforest canopy. (Photographed in Costa Rica)
Marty’s photo of the day #4393: This is a Jesus Christ lizard, named because when people hear them frantically dashing through the leaf litter, they often yell, “Jesus Christ! What was that?” Okay, the species is actually called a Jesus Christ lizard, because the young ones have the ability to run across the surface of […]
Marty’s photo of the day #4354: My two-week-long speaking tour is over, and I’m flying from Syracuse, NY to Missoula, MT later today. It sure would be nice if each airplane flight were as exciting as my first airplane flight, as a child. Now all I hope for is that I don’t get stuck next […]
Marty’s photo of the day #4335: Good morning from New York. While on my current speaking tour, I have packed enough stage clothes and regular clothes that I won’t need to do laundry. But when Deb and I were at a remote rainforest lodge in Costa Rica, it was nice to be able to get […]
Marty’s photo of the day #4329: After canoeing across the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Deb and I got to fly back over where we had been. I shot this photo from the window of our tiny airplane. Below, along the Jago River, was our first campsite, and the hill, “Bitty,” was our first-day climbing conquest. […]
Marty’s photo of the day #4299: This is a greater white-lined bat, photographed in an abandoned farmhouse in Costa Rica.
Marty’s photo of the day #4221: For today’s photo Deb and I go hiking on a rainy night in Costa Rica and find what we are searching for! (Well, at least me.) You’re looking at a fer-de-lance, the deadliest snake in the Western Hemisphere. The fer-de-lance doesn’t have the most potent venom in the Western […]
Marty’s photo of the day #4189: This is Fred, a young eyelash viper. For the entire week Deb and I were in Costa Rica, Fred hung out on a giant leaf near the door of our yurt. Each time we came and went, we would take a moment to greet Fred—a courtesy he “obviously” appreciated. […]