Pictures: Amazing Animal Photography Prize 2012 from ZSL


Pictures: Amazing Animal Photography Prize 2012 from ZSLLucy Ray/ZSL

The winners of this year's Zoological Society London Animal Photography Prize have been revealed - and their breathtaking images have gone on display in a stunning exhibition at ZSL London Zoo.

The competition, launched in April to inspire amateur and professional photographers to capture the wonders of the animal kingdom.

Shots include close-up of an Amur leopard baring its teeth, a curious gorilla getting behind the camera and a Madagascan giant leaf-tailed gecko showing off its incredible camouflage skills.

Project manager for the exhibition, Sarah Barron from ZSL, said: 'We've been blown away by the calibre of the images submitted for the ZSL Animal Photography Prize.

Other extraordinary pictures included a shot of a reflective gharial and an adorable gosling.

Browse some of the wonderful winning images from the competition below:

ZSL Animal Photography Prize 2013

ZSL Animal Photography Prize 2013

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