Skip to comments.Do you come here often? Heart-warming image of gorilla
Posted on 06/10/2011 7:04:23 AM PDT by nuconvert
It was a scene that perhaps wouldn't have made the final cut of King Kong.
This lowland gorilla shares a moment of quiet reflection with a tiny mallard duckling, who seems fairly nonplussed about being in the presence of one of nature's most powerful beasts.
The heart-warming image is among Nature's Best Photography Magazine's wildlife photograph winners for 2010.
A stunning image of a frolicking bear in the woods and a dramatic scene of a hummingbird facing down a deadly viper were also among the winners of the competition, which received more than 25,000 entries.
The awards began with simple yet dynamic goals: to celebrate the beauty and diversity of nature through the art of photography, and to use it as a creative tool for encouraging greater public interest in outdoor enjoyment and conservation.
The annual Windland Smith Rice International Awards programme is among the most highly-respected and visually compelling nature photography competitions in the world. The Grand Prize was won by Tom Cairns for his shot of an Osprey grabbing a fish from a lake in southern Finland.
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caption: “anutter tree seconds and you become a snack”
I wanted people to go to the link and be surprised and see the other photos. : ~ )
I think I soiled myself-Kitty
We didn’t here what the gorilla said to the duck..”You got 3 seconds to get off this log”.
That’s really cute.
Ah, hum...I mean, apes.
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