“Would you like to photograph a story about the Horny Toad at Tinker Air Force Base?” I got that question after answering the phone call from Megan Rossman, photo editor at Oklahoma Today Magazine.
“Heck yea!” Didn’t take me long to answer that question.
I had originally told Nathan Gunter, editor at Oklahoma Today, about the horned lizard study going on at Tinker a few years ago. They had finally decided to run a story and asked me to do the photos. I spent a morning at the sprawling base in Midwest City where Air Force and OKC Zoo, along with a professor from southern Indiana were working on research to find out what had happened to Oklahoma’s population of Texas Horned Lizards – or “horny toads” as I had always called them in my youth.
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