2012 Online gallery
Find out who was named the Veolia Environnement Wildlife Photographer of the Year and Veolia Environnement Young Wildlife Photographer of the Year in the 2012 competition. Browse all the 2012 winning images in the categories below.
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Add your comments as you browse the online gallery and vote on your favourite image from the 2012 winners. Read comments from the competition judges and Museum scientists.
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Prints on demand
Winning photographs are available to buy as prints. Choose from a selection of sizes, formats and frames.
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- Veolia Environnement Wildlife Photographer of the Year
- Veolia Environnement Young Wildlife Photographer of the Year
- The Eric Hosking Portfolio Award
- The Gerald Durrell Award for Endangered Species
- The Wildlife Photojournalist Award
- The World in Our Hands
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- Animal Portraits
- Animals in their Environment
- Behaviour: Birds
- Behaviour: Cold-Blooded Animals
- Behaviour: Mammals
- Botanical Realms
- Creative Visions
- Nature in Black & White
- Underwater Worlds
- Urban Wildlife
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