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The Week in Pictures: Winning Wildlife Photo is a Fake, and More

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Wildlife Prize Winning Photo is a Fake

Here's the award winning photo from the Natural History Museum's Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition. Now what is fake about it?

It turns out that the wolf is! Instead of being snapped spontaneously in nature, the wolf is a model, being used in a staged photo. In a mini-scandal, the photographer is being stripped of his award because the animal is a tamed iberian wolf, rarely seen in the wild.

Read the full story: Wildlife Prize Winning Photo is a Fake

Image credit: José Luis Rodriguez

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