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Young White rhinoceros (Ceratotherium simum) in a reinforced steel boma, blindfolded and partially drugged after a long journey from South Africa, before being released into the wild in Botswana. September 2017. Winner of the Environment Singles category in the 2018 World Press Photo contest. Highly commended in the GDT European Wildlife Photographer of the Year Award 2017. Highly Commended in the Natural World Category of the Sony Photography Awards 2018. Gold Winner of the Nature Category, and Third place in the Press category of the Paris Photography Prize 2018. Runner up in the Science & Natural History category Picture of the Year International (POYI) 2018. Winner of the Environmental Picture Story Category of the NPPA Best in Photojournalism contest.