Wildlife Photographer of the Year
Recognising the world's best nature photography every year since 1965.
Etna’s River of Fire
Etna’s River of FireLuciano GaudenzioWinnerFind out more about this image

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Dozens of sperm whales aggregate just below the surface of the ocean, swimming amongst each other very closely.
Dozens of sperm whales aggregate off the coast of Sri Lanka giving photographer Tony Wu hope for the revival of the species.

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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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