The Veolia Environnement Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition opens on October 19 – with images ranging from pole to pole, but still have one thing in common: quality. You can click all the pics for full resolution, but be warned – a couple of them are quite disturbing.

This deer is undisturbed by the traffic in Jasper National Park, Canada. ‘Life in the border zone’ by Vladimir Medvedev.

No, you’re not looking at a polar bear wandering off into the woods, but this is in fact a variant of the black bear (Ursus americanus) known as a Kermode bear. This guy is just chowing down on some salmon in the Great Bear Rainforest in Canada. The picture is called ‘Spirit of the forest’ by Paul Nicklen.

 
 
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