Wildlife Photographer of the Year: here are the most beautiful animal photos of the year

The winners of the prestigious “Wildlife Photographer of the Year” photography competition have been announced, discover this year’s striking photos.

An unmissable event organized for 56 years by the Natural History Museum in London, the Wildlife Photographer of the Year rewards each year the best nature photographs selected by an international jury.

Open to everyone (professionals and amateurs, adults and young people from all over the world), this competition is a plea for the preservation of our natural heritage, while the news continues to remind us of the acceleration of the loss of biodiversity and the challenges of the climate emergency. Without further ado here are the big winners of this year:

Winner any category

“The embrace”
Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2020 – Sergey Gorshkov (Russie)

Behavior and mammals category winner

“At the signal, we run away!”
Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2020 – Shanyuan Li (Chine)

Amphibian and reptile behavior category winner

“Life in balance.”
Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2020 – Jaime Culebras (Espagne)

Young Photographer Award

“The fox that caught the goose”
Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2020 – Liina Heikkinen (Finland)

Nature Portfolio Award

“The last bite.”
Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2020 – Ripan Biswas (Inde)

Rising Star Award

Eleonore’s Falcon Gift. ”
Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2020 – Alberto Fantoni (Italie)

Winner category invertebrate behaviors

The tale of the two wasps. ”
Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2020 – Frank Deschandol (France)

Animal portrait category winner

“Meditation.”
Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2020 – Mogens Trolle (Danemark)

Winner underwater world category

“Golden dress.”
Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2020 – Songda Cai (Chine)

Winner of the photojournalism category

“Show Business”
Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2020 – Kirsten Luce

The 100 most beautiful photographs presented in the competition, as well as the history of each image, are published in a book entitled “Willdlife Photographer of the Year 2020”, published by Biotope editions. 34 euros.

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