The Natural History Museum has revealed images from its Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition 2019.
A sleeping seal, a zombie beetle and a tragic turtle are just some of the captivating and emotive photographs selected by judges from this year’s entries.
Now in its fifty-fifth year, the competition showcases the world’s best nature photography and photojournalism and attracted almost 50,000 entries from professionals and amateurs across 100 countries.
The overall winner will be announced on the 15th of October at an awards ceremony in the Natural History Museum’s iconic Hintze Hall. Winning images are selected for their creativity, originality and technical excellence.
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Main image: Big cat and dog spat by Peter Haygarth, UK – Highly Commended 2019, Behaviour: Mammals