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Last Updated: Thursday October 21 2010 13:02 GMT

In pics: Stunning wildlife shots from around the world!


This was the overall winner of the Veolia Environnement's Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2010 competition. The photographer got covered in bites when he took this pic!


Fergus Gill's photo of a thrush at the bottom of his garden won the top prize for 15-17-year-olds AND saw him named young wildlife photographer of the year.


Martin Gregus spent more than an hour taking photos of this sandhill crane, and it paid off. This is the winning shot in the category for 11-14-year-olds.

Monkey found in China's mountains.

This golden snub-nosed monkey was snapped in mountains in China. Haijun Pei balanced the camera on his knee to get this picture, which won the prize for 10-year-olds and under.

Leaping toad

Britain's Will Jenkins was runner-up with this leaping toad seen on his garden patio. The competition was run by the Natural History Museum and BBC Wildlife Magazine.