Wildlife Photography

November 30, 2023

Bird Photography Contest Celebrates the Unique Diversity of Australia’s Wildlife

Australia's unique birds are celebrated in the annual BirdLife Australia Photography Awards. Some of the country's best bird photographers submit their work for consideration each year, and the 2023 contest was no exception. Nine winners were singled out for their work, rising above more than 6,000 images that were submitted. The winning photos are both a celebration of Australia’s spectacular and diverse birdlife and a powerful statement.

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November 17, 2023

Playful Scenes of Squirrels Interacting With Toy Dinosaurs

Watching films like Jurassic Park can make you wonder what it would be like to live in a world with dinosaurs. While it would definitely be strange for people, animals would probably be fearful of these prehistoric animals as well. Belgium-based photographer Niki Colemont tests this theory in his playful series of photos where brave red squirrels tentatively interact with toy dinosaurs that are the same size they are.

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October 11, 2023

Marine Biologist’s Photo of a Golden Horseshoe Crab Wins Wildlife Photography Awards

A mesmerizing photo of a golden horseshoe crab beat nearly 50,000 images to win the Natural History Museum's Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition.  French underwater photographer and marine biologist Laurent Ballesta took the impressive photo in the Philippines, showing the tri-spine horseshoe crab followed by a trio of golden trevallies.

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September 30, 2023

Tense Video Captures the Moment a Silverback Gorilla Pounds His Chest in Front of Wildlife Photographer

In the world of wildlife photography, getting the perfect shot comes with a lot of work and sacrifice. Sometimes it requires spending hours on end waiting for an animal to appear or passing the time until the weather clears up. For one photographer, her patience was rewarded with a unique chance to see a silverback gorilla hitting its chest up close in Rwanda’s Volcanoes National Park—a moment that was both thrilling and tense.

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