Amazing insect picture wins global contest

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A photographer based in Argentina has won a global competition that sought images of amazing insects and bugs, with photographers from the UK bagging second and third places.

Sep 2, 2016 11:06 AM EDT

© Mario Gustavo Fiorucci

Mario Gustavo Fiorucci triumphed in the Amazing Insects Photography Competition, beating more than 125 entries.

Mario, from La Pampa, Argentina, won a year’s membership to The Society of International Nature and Wildlife Photographers, the body that organised the competition.

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Mario’s image ‘captured the beauty of the topic of the competition’, the Society’s CEO Phil Jones said.

London-based photographer Ludwig Wagner and Simon Tamasa from Essex were named second and third respectively.

To view the 18 commended images, see HERE.

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