Wildlife Photographer of the Year
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The Current of Life
The Current of LifeLaurent BallestaHighly CommendedFind out more about this image

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An invited guest shares their insight on an image from Wildlife Photographer of the Year.

The good life taken by Daniël Nelson.

'This is a lovely moment, combining careful and protracted observation of an animal in its habitat with compelling composition. The photo takes us right into the life of the young gorilla and makes us curious to understand his day.

Images this good can help inspire and educate, and may perhaps help save this critically endangered species.'

Lewis Blackwell, Chair of the Jury 2017
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