Lumix's People's Choice Awards 2019 - Wildlife Photographer of the Year People's Favourites

Several mind blowing photos were showcased in the Wildlife Photographer of the Year. Here are a few.

Station Squabble - Submitted by Sam Rowley, UK

Rowley said the mice were involved in a tussle for crumbs, even though it looks like they were dancing. 

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Captive - Submitted by Marcus Westberg, Sweden

Westberg captured clearly China's lack of a realistic plan to breed and raise pandas for rehabilitation in the wild.

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A pulsing sea - Submitted by David Doubilet, USA

Doubilet portrayed the intricate way in which marine society mirrors our human one.

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Ocean's signature - Submitted by Angel Fitor, Spain

The image captured by Angel in the waters off of Alicante, Spain shows a salp chain twisting and turning to form whimsical shapes while immersed in a strong current. 

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Inquisitive - Submitted by Audun Rikardsen, Norway

After three years of planning, Audun was finally able to capture this majestic bird of prey entertaining its curiosity of the camera and enjoying its time in the spotlight. 

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The surrogate mother - Submitted by Martin Buzora, Canada

Buzora captured an image of an orphaned black rhino named Kitui showing affection to its surrogate mother Elias Mugambi, the wildlife ranger of Lewa Wildlife Conservancy in northern Kenya.

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Tender play - Submitted by Steve Levi, USA

Steve spotted this mother polar bear and her two cubs in March after 10 days of searching for them. They had recently left their den in Wapusk National Park, Canada so their mother could feed and the cubs could play.

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Beak to beak - Submitted by Claudio Contreras Koob, Mexico

Koob captured this breathtaking moment between a five-day-old chick and its mother in their home amongst Mexico's largest flock of Caribbean flamingos.

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Training session - Submitted by Stefan Christmann, Germany

Christmann came across this penguin couple in Atka Bay, Antarctica, seemingly with an egg. Upon closer inspection he discovered the egg was a snowball! This is possibly the first time a practice session of transferring eggs between penguin couples ever been witnessed and documented.

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Big ears - Submitted by Valeriy Maleev, Russia

Maleev was on a summer expedition to the Gobi Desert when he happened upon a long-eared jerboa. Though the nocturnal animal uses the large ears to dispel heat, it is probably tired of hearing everything that goes on in the Gobi desert.

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