“Unforgettable Behavior: Wildlife Photographer of the Year” is a photography show put together by the Natural History Museum in London, spotlighting 38 photographs that have captured unique aspects of animal behavior.
“[These photos] show an extraordinary range of surprising and often deeply moving acts of animal behavior that inspire us to care about the world around us,” said Michael Lawrence, assistant director for exhibitions at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History.
From dueling flies to lodge building beavers, the exhibition’s pictures reveal hidden moments from animal life. The photographers are winners of past Wildlife Photographer of the Year competitions and their photo captions share important stories behind these images.
By capturing the beauty and fragility of wildlife, “Unforgettable Behavior” will inspire museumgoers to think more about their relationship with the natural world. Visitors can see “Unforgettable Behavior” at the National Museum of Natural History through summer 2022.
Abigail Eisenstadt is a Communications Assistant at the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History. She brings science to the public via the museum's Office of Communications and Public Affairs, where she tracks media coverage, coordinates filming activities and writes for the museum's blog, Smithsonian Voices. Abigail received her master's in science journalism from Boston University. In her free time, she is either outdoors or in the kitchen.