Salil Bera gets honourable mention in World Press Photo Contest 2012

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Majority World photographer from India, Salil Bera wins an honourable mention in the Spot News, singles category with the following image:

19 July 2011A male leopard prepares to pounce on a forest guard. The animal, out of the Mahananda Wildlife Sanctuary at Limbu village near Siliguri, India, was eventually subdued with tranquilizer darts, but died due to injuries sustained in the rescue operation. The leopard is one of 260 to die in 2011 in India as a result of human encroachment on jungle habitat. Photo: Salil Bera

Salil is a senior photographer for The Week Magazine in Kolkata, India. He won the first prize in FCCT in Bangkok, and his photographs has been selected in Sony World photography contest in Professional category.

via World Press Photo.

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