London’s Natural History Museum and the BBC are presenting the annual Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition. Fifty finalists have made it to the last round with an array of astounding images.
Here are nine striking examples.
Too Big But So Tasty by Alain Ghignone
Red Kangaroos at Waterhole by Theo Allofs
Moonlight Climber by Alexander Badyaev
Diamonds by Malgorzata Ksiazkiewicz
Kings into the Dark by Stanley Leroux
Las Fauces de la Noche by Juan Jesus Gonzalez Ahumada
Bat Festival by João Paulo Krajewski
Innocents Betrayed by Hilary O’Leary
Apex Predators by Justin Black