Article Source: The Royal Zoological Society of Scotland
First Published: 23 July 2020 12:53
Updated: 23 July 2020 12:53
We're thrilled to say that one of our Highland Wildlife Park team was Highly Commended in the annual BIAZA photography competition.
The photograph was taken by Alyson Houston - RZSS Highland Wildlife Park - ‘Markhor overlooking his enclosure’.
The British and Irish Association of Zoos and Aquariums (BIAZA) has announced the stunning winners of their annual photography competition at an extraordinary time for zoos and aquariums.
The winners show the important work of zoos and aquariums at an immensely challenging time for these conservation organisations. Not only are these zoos and aquariums fighting for a better, wilder future, after months of closures they are reeling from the financial impacts of the Coronavirus.
The competition, which is only open to zoo or aquarium staff and volunteers, received hundreds of entries, capturing amazing moments from pensive monkeys to swimming with sharks. It was judged by TV naturalist Nick Baker among others.
Competition judge and BIAZA spokesperson Andrew Hall said: “Huge congratulations to all of our winners! Everyday our zoos and aquariums are sharing the extraordinary beauty and fragility of the natural world and this is evident in the incredible winning photos. Now more than ever our society needs zoos and aquariums.”
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