Photos: Award-Winning Wildlife Photography From a New Natural History Museum Exhibit – Washingtonian

The National Museum of Natural History will showcase several award-winning photographs of rarely seen animal behaviors in a photo exhibition, titled “Unforgettable Behavior: Wildlife Photographer of the Year.”
The exhibition, which opens on Wednesday, is a specially curated photography show from the Natural History Museum in London. It features 38 images from past Wildlife Photographer of the Year competitions. From a flock of birds rummaging through a trash pile for food to mountain gorilla holding her babies after an attack, each photo is meant to tell a unique story about our changing environment and human-animal interactions.
Here are some of the photos that will be included in the exhibit:
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Before becoming an assistant editor, Damare Baker started out as an editorial fellow for Washingtonian. She has previously written for Voice of America and The Hill. She is a graduate of Georgetown University, where she studied international relations, Korean, and journalism.

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