Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2018 bagged by Marsel van Oosten
Dutch photographer Marsel van Oosten
has won Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2018.
Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2018 bagged by Marsel van
It was awarded by London’s Natural History Museum.
He got the award for his photo titled “The Golden
Couple,” which is the striking photo of a pair of endangered golden snub-nosed
monkeys in central China’s Qin Ling Mountains.
Second place in the competition was awarded to Skye
Meaker, 16, who won the Young Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2018 award.
The two winning images will be showcased in an
exhibition featuring 98 other entries at the Wildlife Photographer of the Year
exhibition, running from 19 October until 1 July 2019, by the Natural History
Museum in London.
National Geographic photographer, Thomas Peschak won in
the birds category with the photo of a sharp-beaked finch.
National Geographic photographer, Jen Guyton, won the
plants and fungi category with a photo of a desert plant called a welwitschia
found in Namibia and Angola.
Contributor to National Geographic magazine and Dutch
nature photographer, Frans Lanting won the organization’s first-ever lifetime
Wildlife Photographer of the Year Award was instituted in 1965.
The award has been presented for Wildlife Photography by the Natural History Museum, London.