Nature is a beautiful, brutal place.
The 16 ‘highly commended’ entries in the, run by the Natural History Museum in London, provide colourful — and sometimes shocking — proof of this.
The finalists feature everything from endangered species in Vietnam to out-of-control forest fires in Brazil. Some are beautifully-captured vignettes of life in the animal kingdom, while others provide evidence of the devastating impact human beings are having on the earth.
The winners will be announced on Oct. 13, but it’ll be a hard task for the judges. Here are the finalists: …
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