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Toshiji Fukuda (Japan)- Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2013

Toshiji Fukuda (Japan)- Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2013

The Maned Wolf, native to South America is actually the only known surviving member of the Chrysocyon genus and is not closely related to any living canid.

The Maned Wolf, native to South America is actually the only known surviving member of the Chrysocyon genus and is not closely related to any living canid.

Winner, The Gerald Durrell Award for Endangered Wildlife — An African wild dog is seen in Zimbabwe's Malilangwe Wildlife Reserve. The pack had traveled four kilometers to the Sosigi Pan for water, only to find it totally dried up.

Extreme Animal Portraits: Wildlife Photographer Of The Year Winners

Winner, The Gerald Durrell Award for Endangered Wildlife — An African wild dog is seen in Zimbabwe's Malilangwe Wildlife Reserve. The pack had traveled four kilometers to the Sosigi Pan for water, only to find it totally dried up.

Tiger stalking. Photograph by Andy Rouse. Tiger (Panthera tigris) in India's Ranthambore National Park.

Tiger stalking. Photograph by Andy Rouse. Tiger (Panthera tigris) in India's Ranthambore National Park.

Gerald Durrell Award for Endangered Wildlife supported by ARKive - Runner up  Tiny warm-up - By Cyril Ruoso (France)/ Veolia Environnement Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2011

Gerald Durrell Award for Endangered Wildlife supported by ARKive - Runner up Tiny warm-up - By Cyril Ruoso (France)/ Veolia Environnement Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2011

This image is in the running for the Gerald Durrell Award for Endangered Species (by Diana Rebman). Only the fifth set of mountain gorilla twins ever to be reported in Rwanda’s Volcanoes National Park. The mountain gorilla is officially listed as critically endangered.

Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2013

This image is in the running for the Gerald Durrell Award for Endangered Species (by Diana Rebman). Only the fifth set of mountain gorilla twins ever to be reported in Rwanda’s Volcanoes National Park. The mountain gorilla is officially listed as critically endangered.

Rajan snorkelling - Jeff Yonover - Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2007 : Gerald Durrell Award for Endangered Species - Highly commended

Rajan snorkelling - Jeff Yonover - Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2007 : Gerald Durrell Award for Endangered Species - Highly commended

Credit: Diana Rebman/2013 WPY Stunning photos of gorillas, dugongs and mushrooms were among the 43,000 entries from 96 countries to the 2013 wildlife photographer of the year competition. The Natural History Museum in London will announce the overall winners in October.This image is in the running for the Gerald Durrell award for endangered species: Diana Rebman, US: ‘What made all the physical effort worth it was to see the mother with her two babies.’ This is only the fifth set of mounta…

The Observer's 20 photographs of the week

Credit: Diana Rebman/2013 WPY Stunning photos of gorillas, dugongs and mushrooms were among the 43,000 entries from 96 countries to the 2013 wildlife photographer of the year competition. The Natural History Museum in London will announce the overall winners in October.This image is in the running for the Gerald Durrell award for endangered species: Diana Rebman, US: ‘What made all the physical effort worth it was to see the mother with her two babies.’ This is only the fifth set of mounta…

Reminds me of one of my favorite childhood novels, " My Family and Other Animals" by Gerald Durrell.    He has a story in it of his pet turtle who loved wild strawberries.

Reminds me of one of my favorite childhood novels, " My Family and Other Animals" by Gerald Durrell. He has a story in it of his pet turtle who loved wild strawberries.

Hedgehogs: A hedgehog crosses a road by Kirsty Wigglesworth, guardian.co.uk #Hedgehogs

Hedgehogs great and small – in pictures

Hedgehogs: A hedgehog crosses a road by Kirsty Wigglesworth, guardian.co.uk #Hedgehogs

Gerald Durrell Award for Endangered Wildlife supported by ARKive - Runner up  Tiny warm-up - By Cyril Ruoso (France)/ Veolia Environnement Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2011

Gerald Durrell Award for Endangered Wildlife supported by ARKive - Runner up Tiny warm-up - By Cyril Ruoso (France)/ Veolia Environnement Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2011