Turtle Trapped in Net Photo is Recognized Best at World Press Photo

13.02.2017

According to the prestigious photo contest World Press Photo results in the category «Nature» the picture by Francis Perez (Spain) was recognized as the best one. He managed to capture a sea turtle Caretta entangled in fishing nets.

Snapshot Turtle Trapped in Net Photo is Recognized Best at World Press Photo

The picture was taken by Perez off the coast of one of the Canary Islands – Tenerife. The international Union for conservation of nature has recognized the turtles of this species vulnerable. The uncontrolled production of eggs, considered a delicacy in many countries, resulted in the reduction of their numbers.