Photo of a Russian who received the Grand Prix, and other finalists of the Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2020 competition

The British Museum of Natural History, located in London, summed up the results of the annual prestigious Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition. In 2020, the winner was Russian photographer Sergey Gorshkov with a unique shot of an Amur tiger in a national park in the Far East.

Photo of a Russian who received the Grand Prix, and other finalists of the Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2020 competition

Photographer Sergey Gorshkov became the winner of the Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2020 contest thanks to his photo of an Amur tiger marking a spruce tree in the Russian Far East with its own scent. The frame called "Embrace" shows a unique moment when the endangered Amur tiger marks its territory. It took the photographer 11 months to get this image using motion sensor cameras installed in the forest.

Look at this and other amazing pictures that have reached the final of the competition.

Photo of a Russian who received the Grand Prix, and other finalists of the Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2020 competition

Chekan hunts insects in a blooming meadow. Andres Luis Dominguez Blanco (Spain) became the best among young photographers under the age of ten

Photo of a Russian who received the Grand Prix, and other finalists of the Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2020 competition

Sand wasp and wasp-spangled. Franck Deschandol (France) became the best photographer in the category "Invertebrate behavior"

A glass frog chews a spider. Photo by Jaime Culebras (Spain/Ecuador) became the best in the category "Behavior of amphibians and reptiles"

Photo of a Russian who received the Grand Prix, and other finalists of the Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2020 competition

A family of large toadstools at sunrise. Jose Luis Ruiz Jimenez (Spain) won in the category "Behavior of birds"

Photo of a Russian who received the Grand Prix, and other finalists of the Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2020 competition

Eleanor's Cheglock brings food to her friend. Alberto Fantoni (Italy) became the winner of the competition in the category "Rising Star"

Photo of a Russian who received the Grand Prix, and other finalists of the Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2020 competition

The fox eats the bird. Liina Heikkinen (Finland) became the best young photographer of the year

A nosy monkey. Mogens Troll (Denmark) won in the category "Best portrait of an animal"

Photo of a Russian who received the Grand Prix, and other finalists of the Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2020 competition

An ant bites the leg of a horse beetle. Ripan Biswas (India)

Photo of a Russian who received the Grand Prix, and other finalists of the Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2020 competition

A clown fish among the tentacles of a sea anemone. Sam Sloss (Italy/USA) - the best in the category of 11-14 years

Photo of a Russian who received the Grand Prix, and other finalists of the Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2020 competition

Manula kittens in the steppes of northwest China. Shanyuan Li (China), winner in the category "Mammalian Behavior"

Photo of a Russian who received the Grand Prix, and other finalists of the Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2020 competition

Diamond-shaped squid off the coast of Anilao in the Philippines. The author of the picture is Song Da Kai (China/Philippines) - the best in the category "Under water"

The Amur tiger hugs a tree in the taiga in the Far East of Russia. The absolute winner of the competition of the London Museum of Natural History and the best wildlife photographer - Sergey Gorshkov (Russia)

Keywords: Wildlife | Wild animals | Best photos | Photo contest

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