Bright-eyed tree frog wins ecology photo prize

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A Helena’s histrion   frog seen with eyes glowing successful  the darknessImage source, Roberto Garcia Roa /British Ecological Society

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A airy successful the Shadows by Roberto Garcia Roa was the wide winner

A striking representation of a Helena's histrion frog peering done the nighttime has won the British Ecological Society's yearly photography competition.

Conservation lensman and evolutionary biologist Roberto García Roa took the representation successful the Tambopata reserve successful the Peruvian Amazon.

"Like 2 beacons successful the dark, the striking eyes... look to glow successful the acheronian of the night," helium said.

Illegal golden mining has taken a immense biology toll connected the reserve.

"It is paradoxical to spot the eyes of this frog arsenic tiny aureate pearls," said Mr García Roa. "Because successful reality, the existent treasure lies successful ensuring the extortion of this country and its inhabitants."

The annual photography competition focuses connected showcasing the quality of ecology.

Here is simply a enactment of the winning pictures:

Runner Up: Leopard Surprise!

Image source, Peter Hudson / British Ecological Society

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A parent leopard captures a Steenbok to provender her cub successful Kenya. Leopards don't often hunt during the day

People and Nature class winner: New Plastic Home

Image source, Andreas Eich / British Ecological Society

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A terrestrial hermit crab makes a faded integrative vessel headdress its caller location successful Indonesia

Up Close and Personal category, pupil prize: Morning Dew

Image source, Francesca Martelli / British Ecological Society

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A Damon Blue butterfly - a communal precocious summertime taxon successful mountainous regions of Europe - is covered by dew drops astatine dawn successful Cogne, Italy

Individuals and Populations category, highly commended: Proud Stag

Image source, Joshua Copping / British Ecological Society

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A reddish cervid stag wears a leafy crown during the autumn rut successful Richmond Park, England

People and Nature category, pupil prize: Tourists successful the Wild

Image source, Mackenzie Meier / British Ecological Society

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A turtle swims done Hanauma bay successful Hawaii with a radical of tourists watching from behind

The Art of Ecology category, pupil prize: Diwali successful the Forest

Image source, Naitik Patel / British Ecological Society

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Fireflies creation adjacent near Kaziranga National Park, Assam, India

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