Winning photos from Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2013 - Colony of Gharials which were once found in rivers all over the Indian subcontinent. Today, just 200 or so breeding adults remain in just 2 per cent of the former range. The Chambal River is the gharials last stronghold,
lucky seal avoided a grisly death in the jaws of a great white shark when the killer fish tried turning it into lunch. But the massive predator missed its mark as it breached the surface, nailing the seal with its snout, instead of row after row of razor-sharp teeth. The terrified seal then narrowly escaped by using a flipper to avoid falling into the shark’s mouth. Irish tourist David Baz Jenkins, 41, shot the stunning photo while on a shark-watching cruise off the coast of Cape Town.