Wednesday, 19 October 2016

Ape's fig challenge wins photo award

Who dares wins. An orangutan pictured climbing high into a tree to reach some figs has taken the top honour in the 2016 Wildlife Photographer of the Year (WPY) competition.

American Tim Laman caught the scene using a remote camera placed in the rainforest canopy of Gunung Palung National Park in Indonesian Borneo.

Of course, the field biologist and photo journalist first had to clamber up himself to position his equipment.

That fearlessness has been rewarded.

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