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These are the Best Wildlife Photos of 2017 and They Are Unreal

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The prestigious Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition is now in its 53rd year. This year's competition saw nearly 50,000 entries and the winners are incredible. There are 13 categories to the competition with 2 overall prizes: Wildlife Photographer of the Year, and Young Wildlife Photographer of the Year. Here are the awarded images from this year's event.

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Wildlife Photographer of the Year Winner

Brent Stirton / Wildlife Photographer of the Year

Brent Stirton / Wildlife Photographer of the Year

Young Wildlife Photographer of the Year Winner

Daniel Nelson / Wildlife Photographer of the Year

Daniel Nelson / Wildlife Photographer of the Year

Animal Portraits

Peter Delaney / Wildlife Photographer of the Year

Peter Delaney / Wildlife Photographer of the Year

Behaviour: Invertebrates

Justin Gilligan / Wildlife Photographer of the Year

Justin Gilligan / Wildlife Photographer of the Year

Behaviour: Birds

Gerry Pearce / Wildlife Photographer of the Year

Gerry Pearce / Wildlife Photographer of the Year

Behaviour: Amphibians and Reptiles

Brian Skerry / Wildlife Photographer of the Year

Brian Skerry / Wildlife Photographer of the Year

Behaviour: Mammals

Tony Wu / Wildlife Photographer of the Year

Tony Wu / Wildlife Photographer of the Year

Earth’s Environments

Laurent Ballesta / Wildlife Photographer of the Year

Laurent Ballesta / Wildlife Photographer of the Year

Animals in Their Environment

Marcio Cabral / Wildlife Photographer of the Year

Marcio Cabral / Wildlife Photographer of the Year

Black and White

Eilo Elvinger / Wildlife Photographer of the Year

Eilo Elvinger / Wildlife Photographer of the Year