WILD PLANET – CELEBRATING WILDLIFE PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR

From 30 May to 31 August, the wildest landscapes and most endangered species are showcased in Southampton at an exciting new exhibition coming to the Pavilion SeaCity Museum.

Wild Planet, developed by the Natural History Museum, London. features over 80 of the most spectacular images from Wildlife Photographer of the Year – the world’s most prestigious wildlife photography competition and an international leader in providing new insights into the natural world.

The special selection of past award-winning and commended competition images featured in the Wild Planet exhibition are captioned with the story of how they were taken and insights into the species captured on film, inspiring and educating a new generation of wildlife photographers and nature enthusiasts.

The dramatic images capture individual and unforgettable moments in time when nature is at her most beautiful Among the remarkable set of images are boxing hares, yellow tang fish grooming a green turtle and a climbing coconut crab.

The Wildlife Photographer of the Year Competition is owned by the Natural History Museum, London and BBC Worldwide. Each year, the best of the entries are showcased in a highly popular exhibition at the Natural History Museum in London before touring regionally and internationally.

Wild Planet was created by Natural History Museum, London. Wildlife Photographer of the Year is co-owned by the Natural History Museum and BBC Worldwide.