ENVIRONMENT

11 Of The Best Animal Photographs You'll See All Year

Nature is stunning.

A baby baboon with a tire, a snake slithering on a rock and three resting polar bears — they’re all winners in our book! 

On top of that, they’re also winners according to the Zoological Society of London, which announced the champion images for the 2016 ZSL Animal Photography Prize

The images will be on display starting Friday through February 2017 at the ZSL London Zoo. The top prize went to a photograph of a fan-throated lizard by Pratik Pradhan.

Check out the images!

  • Adult Competition
    Winner of the adult competition. "Flash of Azure."
    Alexander Holden/ZSL
    Winner of the adult competition. "Flash of Azure."
  • Runner-up in the adult competition. "A Touch of Warmth."
    Andy Skillen/ZSL
    Runner-up in the adult competition. "A Touch of Warmth."
  • Runner-up in the adult competition. "Kingpin."
    Mikie Reyfman/ZSL
    Runner-up in the adult competition. "Kingpin."
  • Highly commended in the adult competition. "Catching The Sun."
    Jeremy Cusack/ZSL
    Highly commended in the adult competition. "Catching The Sun."
  • Judges' choice winner. "Ready Set Go."
    Pratik Pradhan/ZSL
    Judges' choice winner. "Ready Set Go."
  • Highly commended in the adult competition. "Baby Baboon."
    Ozkan Ozmen/ZSL
    Highly commended in the adult competition. "Baby Baboon."
  • Junior Competition
    Winner of the junior competition. "Emerging"
    Gideon Knight/ZSL
    Winner of the junior competition. "Emerging"
  • Winner of the junior competition. "Strategies For Drinking."
    Carlos Perez Naval/ZSL
    Winner of the junior competition. "Strategies For Drinking."
  • Runner-up in junior competition. "Underside Madness."
    Nicholas Hess/ZSL
    Runner-up in junior competition. "Underside Madness."
  • Runner-up in junior competition. "Spread Your Wings And Fly."
    Omri Feldberg/ZSL
    Runner-up in junior competition. "Spread Your Wings And Fly."
  • Judges' choice in junior competition. "Inflight Fight."
    Alicia Hayden/ZSL
    Judges' choice in junior competition. "Inflight Fight."
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