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“Wildlife Photographer Of The Year 2021” Is Around The Corner And Here Are 11 Of The Best Shots So Far

2021 marks the 57th year of the “Wildlife Photographer of the Year” award, and this year is definitely a great year for the Natural History Museum as the competition it curates has received a record-breaking number of entries from numerous photographers around the world. According to Dr. Doug Gurr – the Director of the Museum, these stunning photos tell us amazing stories about our charming planet.

“These extraordinary images showcase the rich diversity of life on Earth and spark curiosity and wonder,” he said. “Telling the story of a planet under pressure, the Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition illuminates the urgent challenges we face and the collective action we need to take. This year’s inspiring exhibition will move and empower audiences to advocate for the natural world.”

Before visiting the exhibition on 15 October 2021, let’s admire the most recommended shots of each category right here below:

#1. The Great Swim (Buddhilini de Soyza) was Highly Commended in the 2021 Behaviour: Mammals category

Source: Natural History Museum

#2. Toxic Design (Gheorghe Popa) was Highly Commended in the 2021 Natural Artistry category

Source: Natural History Museum

#3. Apollo Landing (Emelin Dupieux) was Highly Commended in the 2021 11-14 Years category

Source: Natural History Museum

#4. Lockdown Chicks (Gagana Mendis Wickramasinghe) was Highly Commended in the 2021 10 Years and Under category

Source: Natural History Museum

#5. Deep Feelers (Laurent Ballesta) was Highly Commended in the 2021 Underwater category

Source: Natural History Museum

#6. Storm Fox (Jonny Armstrong) was Highly Commended in the 2021 Animal Portraits category

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#7. Raw Moment (Lara Jackson) was Highly Commended in the 2021 Animal Portraits category

Source: Natural History Museum

#8. Net Loss (Audun Rikardsen) was Highly Commended in the 2021 Oceans: The Bigger Picture category

Source: Natural History Museum

#9. Lynx on the Threshold (Sergio Marijuán) was Highly Commended in the 2021 Urban Wildlife category

Source: Natural History Museum

#10. Mushroom Magic (Juergen Freund) was Highly Commended in the 2021 Plants and Fungi category

Source: Natural History Museum

#11. A Caring Hand (Douglas Gimesy) was Highly Commended in the 2021 Photojournalism category

Source: Natural History Museum

Do you love these stunning photos? Please share this awe-inspiring collection with your friends and family!

H/T: Natural History Museum

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