Creatures on camera: Wildlife-photography special

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Fish balls and dining bears feature in Nature’s selections from the 2012 Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition.

The images in this year's wildlife-photography exhibition at the Natural History Museum in London range from pole to pole and from sea to desert. Nature’s team has selected a few of its favourite images.

The 2012 Veolia Environnement Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition opens on 19 October.

Veolia Environnement Wildlife Photographer of the Year is owned by the Natural History Museum and BBC Worldwide.

Credit: Paul Nicklen/Veolia Environnement Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2012

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Cressey, D. Creatures on camera: Wildlife-photography special. Nature (2012) doi:10.1038/nature.2012.11599

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