World News – AU – LOOK: Turtle Flipping Bird wins comic animal photo contest

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Despite the fierce competition, a photo of a turtle flipping the bird came out victorious at this year’s Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards, and rightly so

The hilarious photo of seemingly grumpy Terry Terry, expertly taken by photographer Mark Fitzpatrick, has beaten nearly 7,000 admissions from around the world

The image was captured when Fitzpatrick was swimming with turtles off Lady Elliot Island in Queensland, Australia, the Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards said in a statement

In fact, Terry was pulling his fin back as he swam towards the camera, but the perfect timing of the photo made it look like he was actually flipping the bird

« A huge thank you to the Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards, I am delighted and honored to receive the Comedy Wildlife Photographer of the Year for 2020 », said the Fitzpatrick

« It was amazing to see the reaction to my photo of Terry the turtle turning the bird over added

For the photo, Fitzpatrick wins a Masai Mara safari in Kenya with Alex Walker’s Serian, a unique handmade trophy from Wonder Workshop in Tanzania, a Think Tank photography bag and a brand new camera Nikon

« I hope Terry the Turtle can encourage more people to take a moment and think about how much our amazing wildlife depends on us and what we can do to help them Flippers believe this award makes Terry better mood next time I see him at Lady Elliot Island! Fitzpatrick noted

The Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards was founded by photographers and conservationists Paul Joynson-Hicks and Tom Sullam The global, online, free photography competition aims to « highlight the extremely important message of conservation wildlife in an engaging and positive manner « 

Photos of the 2020 finalists as well as the winners in different categories can be viewed on the official JB awards website

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SOURCE: https://www.w24news.com

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