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Category: Science & Natural History

First Place
"Jungle tears"

Second Place

Third Place
"Reigning Tongass Rainforest"

Award of Excellence
"Devil in the Night"

Award of Excellence
"El Portal Fire"

Award of Excellence
"Boto Vermelho"


Award of Excellence

"Boto Vermelho"

Amazon 11/25/2014 - Underwater portrait of Boto Vermelho, or Amazon River Dolphin in Rio Negro, Amazon Brazil. Wildlife biologists have urges the Brazilian government to implement an immediate ban on a trade that's resultes in a huge decline in river dolphin populations in the past decade. Both the pink and grey river dophins - know as botos and tucuxis - are caught by fishermen to use as bait to catch scavenging catfish called piratingas.



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