Soaking wet lions in the Serengeti, toads emerging from the water and a
bear catching his dinner are just some of the stunning pictures
recognised by the Wildlife Photographer of the Year Awards. The
competition, now in its 49th year, attracted 43,000 entries from 96
countries around the world. The unique insight into the natural world
will be on exhibition at the Natural History Museum in partnership with
BBC Worldwide from October 18. Take a look at the commended and
specially commended images...