TAKE a walk on the wild side with these stunning animal pics taken by amateur snappers.
They are the best of more than 300 entries for the Mammal Photographer of the Year.
Roger Cox, from East London, won the top prize for this pic of a fox standing on the windscreen of his car[/caption]
Head judge Brett Lewis said: “The variety of species is very pleasing to see.”
Emma Pietras looks at the creatures captured on camera . . .
Kate MacRae, from Lichfield, Staffs, is a runner-up for her picture of a mountain hare taking a tumble in the snow in Scotland[/caption]
Sarah Butcher, from Devon, was highly commended for capturing a mouse precariously balancing in a rosehip bush[/caption]
Jason Parry Wilson was praised by judges for taking this photo of a roe deer appearing through a stand of trees[/caption]
A Natterer’s bat in flight taken by Steven Roe, from Derbyshire, came highly commended in the contest[/caption]
Dylan Jenkins, ten, won Young Mammal Photographer for his picture of a squirrel in Swansea’s Singleton Park[/caption]
A ‘smiling’ grey seal waving earned Philip Ryan, from Scunthorpe, Lincs, the Mammal Comedian award[/caption]
Cate Barrow, from Merthyr Tydfil, South Wales, snapped this inquisitive hedgehog exploring a log[/caption]
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