9 powerful wildlife shots that won't leave anyone indifferent
9 powerful wildlife shots that won't leave anyone indifferent
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Recently, the Natural History Museum in London hosted a solemn ceremony of announcing the results of the annual Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition for the best wildlife photography.

A total of 50,000 photographs from 92 countries were submitted for the competition. The winner was South African photographer Brent Stirton with a photograph of a black rhino mutilated by poachers.

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Winner, Mammal Behavior Category. Dozens of sperm whales were driven from the northeastern coast of Sri Lanka. (Photo by Tony Wu.

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The 2017 competition winner was Brent Stirton of South Africa with his "Memorial to Species" photograph. Recall that the black rhinoceros is a species on the verge of extinction (one of its subspecies (D. bicornis longipes) has already been officially declared obliterated from the face of the Earth). Now the total number of animals is about 3500 individuals.

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The winner in the Young Wildlife category was Daniƫl Nelson from Holland with The Good Life.

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Animals and Their Environment Winner - Marcio Cabral from Brazil with Night Raider

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11-14 Years Winner - Stuck by Ashleigh Scully of the USA.

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Invertebrate Behavior Winner - Australian photographer Justin Gilligan with Surprise Crab

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Earth Environment Winner - Laurent Ballesta from France with "Ice Monster" photo

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Wildlife Photojournalist: Solo Image Winner - Aaron "Bertie" Gekoski of the UK with Surviving Oil Palms

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The winner in the Black and White Photography category was the Polar Pas de deux by Elio Elvinger from Luxembourg.

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Winner, Amphibian and Reptile Behavior Category - Ancient Ritual Photography by Brian Skerry of USA.

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