The recently concluded British Mammal Photographer of the Year 2014 shows the best images that tell story, showcase rare behavior, and highlight mammals in their fragile environment. It brought out the best of the British amateur wildlife photography.
These are not mere and cute pictures of everyday mammals such as cats and dogs. The entries are images of the evasive mammals captured in their most unedited and most raw moments. The images were taken in the most challenging of locations to make ordinary extraordinary and tell a magnificent story in behalf of the animal kingdom, class Mammalia.
1st Prize. A hare by Stuart Scott. It captured a moment of an elusive hare taken in the Scottish Borders.
2nd Prize. A swimming seal by Grant Auton. It’s a common seal swimming across but it captured the tranquility of a rather action-filled activity.
3rd prize. A stoat by Adrian Hinchliffe. This was taken in Braintree Essex, England.
Highly commended. A vole by Ben Andrew. This picture shows a vole in its habitat.
Highly Commended. Hares in the snow by Maggie Bruce. Running, chasing hares made it to the highly commended category of the award winning body.