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Hungarian Photographer Bence Máté Wins Nature Category at World Press Photo Awards

MTI-Hungary Today 2019.04.12.

Hungarian photographer Bence Máté’s photo “Survival instinct” won first prize in Nature category at the World Press Photo awards, the organisers said in Amsterdam on Thursday.

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The photo shows frogs struggling to the surface, surrounded by frogspawn after their legs have been severed for culinary purposes and they were thrown back into the water. The photo was made in Covasna, central Romania, last April.

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Over 4,700 photographers sent in some 80,000 pictures to be considered for the awards, organisers said in a statement. The jury recommended 43 photographers from 25 countries for awards in various categories, they said.

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See more photos of the talented Bence Máté here.

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