Animals/Pets

Photo © András Dobi

1st classified

Arctic Wolf
by Pedro Jarque Krebs


The Arctic wolf is one of the largest wolves known, whose white fur is characteristic of this species that lives in very isolated and cold areas of Alaska and North America. Despite living in areas rarely frequented by humans, it is also in danger of extinction due mainly to the...

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Runner up

Who Owns The Fish
by Hardijanto Budiman


No one owns anything and no one loses anything. We just get to borrow from each other for a while! This imaginary story picture is inspired by one of Hitchcock's movies.

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Runner up

Majestic
by Nuelle Flipse


This Afghan hound named Qadir is very well aware of his beauty. When I took his photo and added some blowing air in the studio, he started to pose and I was so happy to be able to take the photo I hoped for!

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Highly commended

Isadora and Lovell
by Tony Cook


I saw these angora goats, Isadora and Lovell, at the Royal Three Counties Show. I thought they looked rather noble and I just had to photograph them. I converted the photo to mono to enhance the drama.

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Highly commended

The Sun King
by Pedro Jarque Krebs


Every year some 18,000 hunters travel to Africa, paying between 20,000 and 40,000 dollars or even more to hunt a lion raised on special farms for this purpose. This sport is known as "canned hunting". About 8,000 lions are raised in captivity and are destined for these practices...

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Black Friday
by Pedro Jarque Krebs


Flamingos have eyes that are bigger than their brains. But this doesn't make them animals without a conscience. They have great vision, and although their ability to interpret what they see is limited, their way of associating in groups allows them to develop a collective conscio...

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Commended

It's a Catastrophe
by Belinda Richards


Part of the ongoing series 'Be More Dog'. The body of work is a humorous exploration and commentary of current events, social constructs and ideology using animals as the stand in for people. Some images investigate important contemporary issues such as feminism, patriarchy and w...

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Scaredy Cat
by Annie Ballantine


This playful image of a young cat climbing on a chair to escape an inquisitive mouse pokes fun at the old cliche of people climbing on chairs out of a fear of mice.

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Lucky Seven
by Budi Gunawan


A digital manipulation in processing, 6 blue-tailed bee-eater birds just standing on the perch and looking to the other one, who is flying to catch a dragonfly. I just want to explain that we must have a fast respond to get the opportunity, as it could only happen once.

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Have You Seen My Coat?
by Annie Ballantine


The Sphinx is a breed of cat that is known for not having a coat of fur. This young Sphinx has a particularly expressive face as it peers curiously through the spindles of a chair.

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Magical Reflection
by Nuelle Flipse


When you enter a location and the light, the dog and the water come together to make a magical reflection photo. At first I was surprised by all the water but then I decided to work with it. The result I a fairytail-like photo only happening in dreams. Post processing helped the...

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Commended

Something Fishy Around Here
by Hardijanto Budiman


The cat asks the fish, 'Can you swim? "The fish replies to the cat, 'Hey catty! Can you jump?' The lady keeps quiet, doesn't know what will happen next. This picture is one of my "Imaginary story telling" collection.

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Mirror
by Galice Hoarau


Wunderpuss larvae, with a mirror effect. Photo taken during a blackwater dive, in the night in open sea when planktonic creatures such as this larvae can be found close to the surface.

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Food Chain
by Pedro Jarque Krebs


This photograph is a portrait of a group of anxious pelicans fighting for food. These birds are in a state of semi-freedom.

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Conspiracy
by Pedro Jarque Krebs


Mandrills have been placed on the red list of threatened species. Their meat, highly prized in certain African countries, and illegal trade and hunting are wiping out entire populations because they live in very large groups and it is easier to exterminate many individuals togeth...

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Two Crowns
by Pedro Jarque Krebs


The grey crowned crane is a bird of the African savannah that can live for 22 years in captivity. In some African countries it is considered a sacred bird and its beauty makes it a highly coveted pet and status symbol among wealthy people, leading to a serious decline in its popu...

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Living on the Edge
by Pedro Jarque Krebs


Gibbons are a species of primate whose main characteristic is the extreme length of their arms, which allows them to move around the branches of trees. They live in Southeast Asia with other primates such as the orangutan, and suffer the same threat to their territories, so they...

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Dreamland
by Shenghua Yang


Mystery and suggestions from a remote dreamland populated by animals.

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