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Image of tiger hugging tree wins 2020 wildlife photographer award – The Guardian

Sergey Gorshkov left a hidden camera in a Russian forest for 11 months to capture the big cat

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An image of a clearly ecstatic tigress hugging an ancient Manchurian fir tree in a remote Siberian forest has won one of the worlds most prestigious photography prizes.
It took Russian photographer Sergey Gorshkov 11 months to capture the moment using hidden cameras. His patience led to him being named 2020 wildlife photographer of the year by the Duchess of Cambridge at a ceremony at Londons Natural History Museum.
The image was selected from more than 49,000, with Roz Kidman Cox, the chair o…

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