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Poignant images of endangered species. Spectacular shots of the wildest places on Earth. Privileged insights into the beauty, drama and diversity of nature. Now in its 50th year, Wildlife Photographer of the Year is the world’s most prestigious wildlife photography competition. The world-renowned exhibition, on loan from the Natural History Museum in London, features 100 awe-inspiring images, from fascinating animal behavior to breath-taking wild landscapes. Launching in 1965 and attracting 361 entries, today the competition receives almost 42,000 entries from 96 countries highlighting its enduring appeal.

Owned by the Natural History Museum and BBC Wildlife Magazine, the competition is open to professional and amateur photographers of all ages. The exhibition of winners has an equally wide appeal, showcasing outstanding creativity and photographic skills, inspiring wonder at the natural world, and highlighting the need for wildlife conservation.

Presented in a stunning back-lit panel style, this exhibition offers a highly immersive 2D viewing experience. Each image is captioned to reveal the story behind how it was taken. Aimed at an audience of all ages, the exhibition celebrates the drama and splendor of the natural world, with astonishing, creative and sometimes humorous wildlife photography. Don’t miss the first international traveling exhibition to be hosted by The Durham Museum!





  Story Safari is sponsored by the Patterson Family.