Grand Prize Winner of the 2013 Online Photo Contest.
Posted November 20, 2013. Photo courtesy of Stevey Ray Gurule.
The votes are in and Facebook fans have chosen six winning photos in the BioPark's 2013 Online Photo Contest. With 384 'Likes' on Facebook, "Playful Pixel" by Stevey Ray Gurule takes the overall grand prize and wins the BioPark Babies category. Stevey Ray Gurule also won the Colorful Close-Ups category with a photo of Tonka, a male Sumatran orangutan.
Other winners include Patrick Chu (Landscapes), William Gruner (Bug Out), Miguel Palaviccini (Birds of a Feather) and Steve Yabek (Under the Sea). Winners will receive gift bags with a complimentary BioPark Photography Pass, plushes, combo tickets and more. The winning photo will also be featured in New Mexico BioPark Society's BioScape magazine.
This year's contest included 548 submissions, 60 finalists and six winning photos. Thanks to all the photographers who participated and to the fans that voted for the winners.
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