Here’s the incredible winners from the Wildlife Photographer of the Year awards

THIS underwater photo of a flying fish had wildlife judges in a flap.

Captured during a night dive off Florida’s Palm Beach photographer Michael Patrick O’Neill won the underwater gong in the Wildlife Photographer of the Year.

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This image captured by Michael Patrick O’Neill is the 2018 winner of the Under Water category[/caption]

The overall winner caught two endangered golden snub-nosed monkeys bathed in sunlight deep in the lush Qinling Mountains, in China, taken by Dutchman Marsel van Oosten.

Teenager Skye Meaker, 16, from South Africa, won the youth award for this close-up picture of a dozy leopard in Botswana’s Mashatu Game Reserve.

The winners were announced at the Natural History Museum and will go on show with hundreds of other entries at an exhibition starting tomorrow.

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This leopard lounging in the jungle was photographed by Skye Meaker who won the 15-17 category[/caption]

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These cheeky monkeys are the golden pair that won Marsel van Oosten the prize in the Animal Portraits category[/caption]

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This saddening picture by Ricardo Montero shows gorilla Kuhirwa mourning her baby[/caption]

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This photograph entitled ‘Blood Thirsty’ was taken by Thomas P Peschak who won the Behaviour: Birds category[/caption]

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Mother defender won the Wildlife Photographer Portfolio award for the 2018 awards[/caption]

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The ice pool by Cristobal Serrano won the Creative Visions category[/caption]

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This incredible image by Alejandro Prieto took home the award for best Photojournalist[/caption]

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These two have nothing to hide as they helped Arshdeep Singh win the 10 Years and Under category[/caption]

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The winner of Plant and Fungi was taken by Jen Guyton[/caption]

 


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