A copy of the anteater, who won the competition of the Museum of natural situation in London, turned out to be a fake, is told in the official account of the competition on Twitter.
It's with great sadness we're letting you know that after a careful investigation into the image 'The night raider', we have disqualified the photograph. It was the winner of the 2017 Animals in Their Environment category. More info here: https://t.co/fsgHzUS83Q pic.twitter.com/dFPuiKZJzS
— Wildlife Photographer of the Year (@NHM_WPY) April 27, 2018
The work of photographer Marcio Cabral “Night invader”, which depicts an unbridled anteater, won the nomination”Animals in natural habitat.” However Favorit in a short time was exposed.
The nameless key sent to the Museum a photo of an anteater standing in the same pose as the cattle in the photo of Cabral. The Scarecrow depicted in these images is located within the entrance to the EMAS state Park.
Five working offline from the buddy buddy of researchers compared the posture, body structure, skin and patterns on the neck of the animal. After investigation, it was found out, actually that photo is a favorite that depicts the Scarecrow.
Soon in the official account of the contest on Twitter had seen the news of the suspension of the “Night invader”. On the website of the Museum it is noted that the fresh favorite will not be announced, for example, as the jury does not contain the right of aristocracy names of contestants before the announcement of the results.