Marty’s photo of the day #4227: So yesterday’s photo of the day generated some unexpected controversy. That photo featured me holding a baby pygmy marmoset that a 9-year-old Yagua girl from a tiny village in the Amazon Rainforest had rescued after its mother died (the cause of death for the mother is unknown, but likely […]
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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.
Marty’s photo of the day #3829: This is a Yagua girl and her pygmy marmoset, photographed in a tiny village, deep in the Amazon Rainforest of Peru.
Marty’s photo of the day #2993: The Amazon Rainforest is burning, and while the Amazon has experienced major fires before, I can’t help wondering how much greedy right-wing politicians and nearly 40 years of climate change denial have contributed to the devastation. With that in mind, this week I’m featuring photos I’ve taken of animals […]
Marty’s photo of the day #2786: In this photo, I’m in a remote Amazon Rainforest camp, holding a pygmy marmoset—the world’s smallest species of monkey. The little guy belonged to a Yagua girl, who let me hold him in exchange for a t-shirt.
Marty’s photo of the day #2764: Hmm. . . . I’ve been walking around this Amazon Rainforest village for a while, and something just doesn’t feel right. Do I have a monkey on my back? Actually, this pygmy marmoset was a Yagua girl’s pet. I gave her a t-shirt in exchange for a few minutes […]