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    Wildlife Photographer of the Year

    The 50th annual Wildlife Photographer of the Year contest is a massive and prestigious competition ran by the U.K.'s Natural History Museum and BBC Worldwide.

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    The 50th annual Wilfelife Photographer of the Year contest is a massive and prestigious competition ran by the U.K.'s Natural History Museum and BBC Worldwide.

    Thousands of images are entered each year throughout nearly 100 countries according to the website. The images range from lions to dragonflies, with every species in between.

    The winning images will be revealed Oct. 21. The winning images are put an exhibition in the Natural History Museum and then will be put on a worldwide tour.

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    Las fauces de la noche -

    Juan Jesus Gonzalez Ahumada / Juan Jesus Gonzalez Ahumada
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    Diamonds -

    Malgorzata Ksiazkiewicz / Malgorzata Ksiazkiewicz
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    Innocence Betrayed -

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    Caiman night -

    Luciano Candisani / Luciano Candisani
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    Facebook update -

    Marsel van Oosten / Marsel van Oosten
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    Sentry duty -

    Neil Aldridge / Neil Aldridge
  • Leaping Gentoo Penguin, Antarctica

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    Leaping gentoo penguin -

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    What's this? -

    Peter Mather / Peter Mather
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    Pure magic -

    Raviprakash S S / Raviprakash S S
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    Feel safe -

    Juan Carlos Mimó Perez / Juan Carlos Mimó Perez
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    Dante’s inferno -

    Karen Lunney / Karen Lunney
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    Red kangaroos at waterhole -

    Theo Allofs / Theo Allofs
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    Sea lion dreams -

    Christian Vizl / Christian Vizl
  • A school of blackfin barracuda (Sphyraena qenie) form the number 6 as they circle in deep water adjacent to a coral reef. Yolanda Reef, Ras Mohammed Marine Park, Sinai, Egypt. Red Sea
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    Barracuda swirl -

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    Moonlight climber -

    Alexander Badyaev / Alexander Badyaev
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    Heavy rain -

    Pierluigi Rizzato / Pierluigi Rizzato
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    Stanley Leroux / Stanley Leroux