iN PHOTOS: Bears, bees and an otter star in B.C. SPCA's photo contest
Josh DeLeenheer took the third place photo titled, "The Homesteader." This photo was taken on Race Rocks Ecological Reserve in June 2018. The description reads: "Ollie, the lone sea otter at Race Rocks Ecological Reserve, has broken from a distant sea otter raft to find a suitable location for a new sea otter colony. He now awaits his new family."
Image Credit: Josh DeLeenheer via B.C. SPCA
October 12, 2018 - 3:00 PM
The B.C. SPCA has announced its winners for the 10th annual Wildlife In-Focus photography contest.
Contestants could submit photos in two categories: Backyard Habitats and Wild Settings. There was also a People's Choice category.
“With almost 600 photos submitted, it was a challenge for the contest judges to highlight only a few of the many amazing photos celebrating B.C.’s diverse wildlife,” Erin Ryan with the SPCA says in a media release. “We want to thank all the participants for sharing their amazing photos and helping to raise more than $17,500 for wild animals in need.”
The photos that placed in the top 52 are featured in a deck of playing cards available for purchase at the SPCA website here.
Here are the winning entries:
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