Awe-inspiring nature shots as Society of Biology unveils shortlist for amateur photography competition 2013
Over 600 images were submitted to this year's contest but judges have now chosen their favourite 12 photographs
Wednesday 25 September 2013
From a four-eyed jumping spider pouncing on prey to a mother bird feeding her young, amateur photographers from across the world have captured beautiful images of dinner time in the natural world.
The Society of Biology has announced the shortlist for its annual amateur photographer competition which invites anyone to submit their nature snaps. This year's theme is 'Feeding Life' and over 600 entries were submitted.
The winners will be revealed at an awards ceremony in October during Biology Week which runs from 12-18 October.
Here the full shortlist:
-Feeding Young by Kim Chong Keat
- Fight for Life Cycle by Bambang Setyawan
- The Fishermen by Debdatta Chakraborty
- Dinner Plate by Kristhian Castro Valencia
- Hunting Nectar by Putu Sudiarta
- Jumping Spider Eats Insect by Jack Settle
- Feeding the Nature by Alexandre Porto da Rocha Coutinho
- De-stoning by Partha Pratim Saha
- Rain - The Source of Drinking Water by Khalid Rayhan Shawon
- Squirrel Feast by Rebecca Condruti
- Genetic Engineering by Gabija Vyšniauskaitė
- Bad Day, Good Day by Paddy Ryan
For more information visit www.societyofbiology.org
New essay by JK Rowling went live on Pottermore site on Friday
New UK station Russia Today gives a very bizarre view of Britain
- 1 Chinese authorities arrest 11 people over exhuming woman’s body to sell as corpse bride
- 2 Canadian actor punched in face after 'Islamophobia' experiment goes wrong in wake of Ottawa shooting
- 3 Woman blinded as a child can see again after hitting her head on a coffee table
- 4 Paul Hollywood: Police asked if I wanted them to arrest Mary Berry for vandalism after she 'defaced' my car
- 5 If you think Russell Brand’s new book is confused, you should read what his critics have to say about it
'Nasa Confirms Six Days of Darkness in December': No, they don't - it's a hoax
Tower of London poppies: Tens of thousands of people flock to see installation in its final days
Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson criticised for beer tweet
Woman blinded as a child can see again after hitting her head on a coffee table
Bryan Adams' heartstopping images of wounded British soldiers to go on show at Somerset House
Pope Francis declares evolution and Big Bang theory are real and God is not 'a magician with a magic wand'
Huge surge in Ukip support after EU funding row, according to new poll
Ukip ‘exploiting grooming scandal’ to secure party’s first police chief
Nigel Farage: 'There’s nothing wrong with white people blacking up'
Maureen Lipman says 'she can't vote Labour while Ed Miliband is leader'
Muslims, immigration and teenage pregnancy: British people are ignorant about almost everything
£40000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits + OT: Ampersand Consulting LLP: M...
£22800 - £33600 per annum: Randstad Education Manchester Secondary: The JobAt ...
£22800 - £33600 per annum: Randstad Education Manchester Secondary: Calling al...
£100 - £125 per day: Randstad Education Chelmsford: EYFS Teachers - East Essex...