Wildlife - Professional

Rhinoceros

Jennifere Thompson
Australia

Nominee

"Rhinoceros"
The Rhinoceros is hidden among the tombstone of his ancestors.

Biography: I'm an Australian, photographer based near Melbourne. I travel solo and thousands of kilometres so that I can photograph primate living in the wild, as well as in adapted habitats known as zoos. I'm particularly drawn to primate, although I wonder why after being scratched by a circus Macaque at the age of 4 years. Now over half a century later I've been trodden on by Mountain Gorilla and chased by irate Orang-tan. My images are to compel a parallel, or connection between human and animal in 10 seconds at no physical risk. This time could mean a lifetime and a difference in, "A Man's...

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